How does Skinner's theory influence one's role in society?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 18, 2018, 12:09 am ad1c9bdddf
B.F.Skinner was a behaviorist who believed that human behavior could be engineered, and responses to these behaviors could weaken and/or reinforce one's desire to repeat a particular behavior. Skinner believed that adaptive behavior was learned; when reinforced by their environment, and he felt based on this idea that one's learning was a function of change of their obvious behavior. Skinner believed that he could achieve a conditioned response by providing subjects negative and/or positive reinforcement. Skinner's theory attempts to provide reason for one's behavior, based on their environment, ...
Skinner's theory influence one's role in society