BEH 225 Checkpoint Skinner Article

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B. F. Skinner’s research and contributions have played an essential role in the advancement of psychology. Skinner’s belief that behavior could be modified by environment and the modified behavior was controlled by the effects of this change was soon termed operant behavior. Skinner’s theory makes sense when one considers an early Skinner experiment which involved rats pressing a bar. Skinner’s research suggested that the rat pressing the bar was not dependant on any prior stimulus, but in fact because of the response created by its pressing the Skinner’s research taught us that through use of reinforcement, either positive or
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2009 for the course COM 220 AAPSY-012 taught by Professor Danstone during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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