Definition of B. F. Skinner
1. Noun. United States psychologist and a leading proponent of behaviorism (1904-1990).
Generic synonyms: Psychologist
Derivative terms: Skinnerian
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Lexicographical Neighbors of B. F. Skinner
B. B. King
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Literary usage of B. F. Skinner
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1. Jacques Loeb: His Science and Social Activism and Their Philosophical by Charles Rasmussen, Rick Tilman (1998)
"This emphasis on "control" is seen repeatedly in Loeb's work, and of course was the hallmark of the writings of BF Skinner many years later. ..."
2. Transactions of the New Hampshire Medical Society ...: (eightieth by New Hampshire Medical Society (1862)
"Dr. SMALLEY introduced the following resolutions upon the death of Dr. BF SKINNER, which were accepted, and it was voted that the Secretary be instructed to ..."
3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1860)
"... the following extract from a letter, dated December 7th, from Dr. BF Skinner, his attending physician :— "I examined T.'s arm day before yesterday. ..."
4. Prevention Plus II: Tools for Creating and Sustaining Drug-Free Communities (1994)
"Learning Models Bandura—Social Learning Theory and Modeling Albert Bandura's "Social Learning Theory" builds on the work of BF Skinner, who originally ..."
5. Research and Intervention: Preventing Substance Abuse in Higher Education by Clement Vonnie V. (1997)
"The work of McGuire (1961), Bandura (1977), and followers of BF Skinner and behavior modification researchers (Kazdin 1975) all contributed to the design of ..."