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Category:B. F. Skinner

B. F. Skinner 
B.F. Skinner at Harvard circa 1950.jpg
American behaviorist
Date of birth 20 March 1904
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Burrhus Frederic Skinner
Date of death 18 August 1990
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Harvard University (Doctor of Philosophy, 1931)
  • Hamilton College (Bachelor of Arts, English Studies, 1926)
  • psychologist
  • philosopher
  • inventor
  • ethologist
  • autobiographer
  • university teacher
Member of
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • American Philosophical Society
Field of work
  • Julie Vargas
Award received
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
  • Howard Crosby Warren Medal (1942)
  • Humanist of the Year (1972)
  • APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychology (1958)
  • National Medal of Science (1968)
  • E. L. Thorndike Award (1966)
  • Career Contribution Award (1972)
  • Gold Medal Award (1971)
  • William James Fellow Award (1989)
  • APA Award for Lifetime Contributions to Psychology (1990)
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