BF Skinner – Operant Conditioning

B.F. Skinner | Operant Conditioning | Simply Psychology

A further important contribution made by Skinner (1951) is the notion of behavior shaping through successive approximation. Skinner argues that the principles of operant conditioning can be used to produce extremely complex behavior if rewards and punishments are delivered in such a way as to encourage move an organism closer and closer to the desired behavior each time.


Originally posted 2018-07-10 19:50:00.