What Is B. F. Skinner's Beliefs

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During the 1920s, Many psychologist and behaviorists started coming up with new ways of learning excluding classical conditioning. One of the most well known of this time was Burrhus Frederic Skinner, better known as B.F. Skinner. Though, some behaviorist, such as John B. Watson who performed the Baby Albert experiment, were a bit more extreme than B.F. Skinner, mostly because Skinner performed his experiments using rats rather than babies. Skinner’s belief was that it is much more simple and that it is easier to study observable behaviors versus internal ones. Skinner also believed that classical conditioning was not complex enough to explain something as complex and intricate as humans are. He is credited for what was a new form of learning,

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