Burrhus Frederic Skinner (1903-1990) was an American psychologist, a radical behaviourist who rejects mental concepts, seeing the organism as a "black box" where internal processes are not important in predicting behaviour.
He stressed that behaviour is shaped and maintained by its consequences.
His radical approach rejected almost all previous psychology; his text Science and Human Behaviour in 1953 contains no references and no bibliography.
Why is B. F. Skinner famous?
B. F. Skinner was an American psychologist, author, inventor and social philosopher.