- Name: B. F. Skinner
- Born: 03/20/1904
- Died: 08/18/1990 (86 years old)
- Known for: Operant conditioning, Radical behaviorism, Behavior analysis, Verbal behavior
Burrhus Frederic Skinner (March 20, 1904 – August 18, 1990) was an American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher. He was the Professor of Psychology at Harvard University from 1958 until his retirement in 1974.
Birth Name: Burrhus Frederic Skinner
School: Hamilton College, Harvard University
Alias: Burrhus Frederic Skinner
Birth Place: Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Death Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
B. F. Skinner quotes :
I did not direct my life. I didn't design it. I never made decisions. Things always came up and made them for me. That's what life is.B. F. Skinner
A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.B. F. Skinner