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Skinner's Theory of Operant Conditioning as a personality theory

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Is Skinner's Theory of Operant Conditioning a personality theory? Why or why not?

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Skinner's Theory of Operant Conditioning is evaluated as a personality theory. References are also provided to further validate the findings.

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1. Is Skinner's Theory of Operant Conditioning a personality theory? Why or why not?

Behavioral theories propose different ways a person's personality develops. It suggests that personality is a result of interaction between the individual and the environment. Behavioral theorists study observable and measurable behaviors, and reject theories that take internal thoughts and feelings into account. ...

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