B. F. Skinner

Burrhus Frederic Skinner was an American psychologist famous for his work in the area of behavioral psychology.

Early life

Burrhus Frederic Skinner was born on March 20th, 1904, in the town of Susquehanna, Pennsylvania. Skinner’s father was a lawyer while his mother stayed at home to take care of the household. He had a younger brother who died from a cerebral aneurism at the age of 16. Since young age, Skinner enjoyed working with his hands. In his spare time he would build anything from roller sc