B.F. Skinner Made Professor of Psychology at Harvard University

B.F. Skinner Made Professor of Psychology at Harvard University

B. F. Skinner
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B. F. Skinner becomes a professor of psychology at Harvard University. Skinner attended Harvard as an undergraduate and received a B.A. in English literature in 1926. His intention at the time was to become a fiction writer, but he grew disillusioned with his skills and took up psychology after being inspired by John B. Watson's book Behaviorism.

B.F. Skinner returned to Harvard and received a Ph.D. in psychology in 1931. He will become a tenured professor here in 1958 and remains for the rest of his life.


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