This Psychology Factsheet outlines the contribution BF Skinner made to the field of psychology. The Factsheet includes Exam Hints, and the worksheet gives you the opportunity to apply what you have learned to exam-style questions. Words in bold are explained in the glossary and there is a reference list at the end.

The examiner will expect you to be able to:
• Outline BF Skinner’s research and the theory of operant conditioning.
• Apply theories of operant conditioning and reinforcement to novel scenarios.
• Outline the contribution of BF Skinner to psychology.
• Evaluate the contribution of BF Skinner to psychology.

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January 2021


ISSN: 1351-5136

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262 The Contribution of BF Skinner to Psychology

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