Skinner’s Theory

Building on the behaviorism of Watson, B.F. Skinner (1904-1990) emphasized the importance of what happens after a response. Not S-R, but S-R-C (stimulus-response-consequence), He expanded Thorndike’s law of effect to an entire system of reinforcement. He is best known for his schedules of reinforcement, token economies, programmed learning and teaching pigeons to play table tennis. … Continue reading Skinner’s Theory