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Unformatted text preview: Andre Mallqui Period 7 Chapter 8 Article 2: Knock Wood! SEPARATE PIECE OF PAPER 1. What researcher’s work is chronicled in the article? The researcher whose work is chronicles in this article is psychologist, B.F. Skinner. 2. Why was Skinner known as a radical behaviorist (make sure to give a full answer about his beliefs including thoughts relation to behavior)? He is referred to as a radical behaviorists because he believed that everything psychological is, essentially, behavioral, including public, or external behavior, and private, or internal, events such as feelings and thoughts. He did not view internal events, such as thoughts and emotions, as causes of behavior, but rather as part of the mix of environment and behavior. 3. Describe Skinner’s major ideas behind his overall behavioral theory (reinforcers vs. punishers). In any given situation, your behavior is likely to be followed by consequences. Some of the consequences, In any given situation, your behavior is likely to be followed by consequences....
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