B. F. Skinner

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United States psychologist and a leading proponent of behaviorism (1904-1990)

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Created by the famous behaviorist B.F. Skinner, one type of operant conditioning works like this: If you want to discourage a certain negative behavior, one can use a process called punishment by contingent stimulation.
Project Pigeon was American scientist B.F. Skinner's bid to develop a bird-guided missile.
8 B.F. Skinner, Verbal Behavior, (NewYork: Appleton-Century-Crifts, 1957).
Chomsky upended the field of linguistics with a devastating critique of B.F. Skinner in 1959 that changed the way people think about human cognitive development.
"Education is what survives when what has been learnt is forgotten", said B.F. Skinner.
The behavioral psychologist B.F. Skinner proved with animal studies something that should seem obvious if you think about it for a few minutes: Rats, monkeys and human beings are all more likely to perform an action a second time if they were rewarded for doing it the first time.
The student, a fan of Harvard psychologist B.F. Skinner, trained the dolphin using Skinner's theories of operant conditioning.
Classic and modern researchers from B.F. Skinner through 2009 offer perspectives on instructional design, while papers from the '80s and '90s, and the 21st century offer perspectives of cognitive learning tools, including the use of contemporary social and participatory media.
A biopsychologist and naturalist who studied with B.F. Skinner, Schneider moves agilely from the worlds of genetics and neuroscience to animal behavior, education, and ethics.
Staats is a behaviorist who, unlike B.F. Skinner, regards emotions as key targets for shaping behaviors.
Wilson, who had been born and brought up in Philadelphia, where her parents had placed her in a temperature-controlled "Baby Tender" box (or "air crib"), designed by the behaviorist B.F. Skinner, earned a master's degree in English literature at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1971.
Com o pais enfrentando a Grande Depressao, B.F. Skinner trabalhava em relativa obscuridade, em comparacao com Clark L.
"A behavior followed by a reinforcing stimulus results in an increased probability of that behavior occurring in the future." -- B.F. Skinner
Then my sister's husband (an aspiring psychologist whose preference for graduate school over employment my father wasn't wild about) suggested I read Beyond Freedom and Dignity by B.F. Skinner.
The students receive one-to-one/ two-to-one student- teacher ratio therapy within a classroom setting based on the principals pioneered by B.F. Skinner and his Applied Behavior Analysis.