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B. F. Skinner


Burrhus Frederic Skinner, commonly known as B. F. Skinner, was an American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher. He was the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University from 1958 until his retirement in 1974.


  • Personal 

  • Biography 

  • Contributions to psychological theory 

  • Scientific inventions 

  • ''Verbal Behavior'' 

  • Influence on education 

  • ''Walden Two'' and ''Beyond Freedom and Dignity'' 

  • Political views 

  • Criticism 

  • List of awards and positions 

  • In popular culture 

  • Bibliography