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We must delegate control of the population as a whole to specialists—to police, priests, teachers, therapies, and so on, with their specialized reinforcers and their codified contingencies

Burrhus Frederic Skinner

B. F. Skinner, 1904-1990, Behavioral Psychologist & Writer, Beyond Freedom and Dignity, 1971

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B. F. Skinner
B. F. Skinner
  • Born: March 20, 1904
  • Died: August 18, 1990
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Psychologist

Burrhus Frederic Skinner, commonly known as B. F. Skinner, was an American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher. He was the Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology at Harvard University from 1958 until his retirement in 1974.

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