Conversation with B. F. Skinner (1972) B.F. Skinner discusses with Elizabeth Hall the meanings and implications of his work. Illuminates the origins of behaviorism and some of its basic principles. Explores the notion of control, its use and potential misuse, punishment and freedom. Covers his principles of operant conditioning with respect to the science of […]
DECLARATION OF LAW: As per the Law, if any energy body or form on all levels, across all time, dimensions and timelessness, within any sub-layer of any and all existences and realities as per quantum experience of manifested or non-manifestation should attempt to project Unwarranted harm unto my energy bodies or upon anything or entity […]
B.F. Skinner’s Shaping Experiment (“Skinner’s Box”) An adherent to Watson’s theory of behaviorism, B.F. Skinner was able to demonstrate how one can modify behavior through a process he called “shaping.” In contrast to pure classical conditioning, Skinner utilized positive and negative reinforcement to cause behavior. Utilizing a contraption that became known as “Skinner’s Box” he […]
B.F. Skinner – Operant Conditioning and Free Will Burrhus Frederic Skinner invented the operant conditioning chamber, innovated his own philosophy of science called Radical Behaviorism and founded his own school of experimental research psychology—the experimental analysis of behavior. Skinner also invented the cumulative recorder to measure rate of responding as part of his highly influential […]
Encountering Abraham Maslow A short documentary about the life and influence of Abraham Maslow, the founder of humanistic psychology, narrated by Jessica Grogan, PhD. Grogan is the author of Encountering America: Humanistic Psychology, Sixties Culture, and the Shaping of the Modern Self (Harper Perennial 2013).