What theoretical concepts are attributed to B. F. Skinner? Which one of these concepts had the greatest effect on the field of psychology? Why?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 8:12 am ad1c9bdddf
The theoretical concept attributed to B.F. Skinner are the theory of Operant Conditioning, which was based on a theory by Thorndike that was called Law of Effect (McLeod, 2013). Skinner then took that theory and expanded by calling it the Law of Effect - Reinforcement. His theory ...
A discussion on B.F. Skinner and this theorectial concepts as well as which had the greatest impact on pscyhology. 150 words, 1 reference.
Skinner and Hull: Theories of Learning
1) Theoretical concepts associated with Skinner: Punishment: restate the definition in your own words. Discuss its contribution to the body of knowledge on learning.
2) Select two significant points you feel are important to note about Hull and his work, and put them in bullet point fashion, elaborate on your selection of these points. For example: How does his work compare or differ from other psychologists? What is interesting about this person and his ideas? Why is it interesting? How does this connect with functionalistic theory? How does he compare with Skinner?