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Unformatted text preview: Skinner’s research also showed that there are schedules of reinforcement and they are as follows: Fixed ratio, variable ratio, fixed interval, and variable interval. Burrhus Frederic Skinner also developed what is known as superstitious behavior. Superstitious behavior is a behavior in which a subject believes because of an action there is a reward or positive things happen. For example someone wins the lottery while wearing a certain article of clothing they may call it their lucky clothing or some people have luck animal feet commonly a rabbits foot. Burrhus F. Skinner contributed so much to psychology there is only a wonder as to what else he would have came up with had he not died of leukemia in 90. References www.about.com B. F. Skinner biography Psychology: an introduction, Moore & Bruder 2008...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course BEH 225 taught by Professor Mrking during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Fall '09