BF Skinner

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Birthday
20, 1904
Birthplace
Susquehana Depot, PA
Death Date
Aug 18, 1990 (86)
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Birthday
20, 1904
Birthplace
Susquehana Depot, PA
Death Date
Aug 18, 1990 (86)

About

Legendary psychologist in the experimental analysis of behavior who was a firm believer of the idea that human free will was actually an illusion. His psychological manifesto, Walden Two, was published in 1948.

Before Fame

He tried to be a fiction author for a year after graduating from Harvard University.

Trivia

He invented the operant conditioning chamber, a laboratory apparatus used in the experimental analysis of behavior to study animal behavior.

Family Life

He had two daughters with wife Yvonne Blue.

Associated With

One of the biggest critics of his work was Noam Chomsky.