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Skinner, Burrhus Frederic

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Pronunciation: /ˈskɪnə
 
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Definition of Skinner, Burrhus Frederic in English:

( 1904–90), American behaviourist psychologist. He promoted the view that the proper aim of psychology should be to predict behaviour, and hence be able to control it.

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