BF Skinner

BF Skinner was a psychologist who worked in the field of behaviorism. He was born in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, and spent time at Harvard as their professor of psychology. BF was a behavioralist, so he believed in observing behaviors of organisms. What BF Skinner did that changed our view of behaviorism is that he believed that who you are is reflected in your visual behaviors. He figured that when you found what a person does relating to something inside their mind, the investigation is over. Therefore, you do not need to explain your explanation on what is occuring, it is simply the cause of the behavior. This, in conclusion, lead behaviorists to the ability to explain many behaviors, such as addiction, learning, and language aquisition.

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