B. F. Skinner

B. F. Skinner is the most influential psychologist o the 20th century. Additionally he is the author of dozens of books. How did he come to be so influential? Today we examine his early life and some of his insights as a psychologist, especially operant and respondent behavior.

Resources:

  • B. F. Skinner himself set forth his theory of Radical Behaviourism in the book The Behavior of Organisms
  • The B. F. Skinner Foundation contains tons of resources to better understand the psychologists work and legacy
  • Here’s a cool video of the Skinner Box in action:

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