skinnerian

(redirected from skinnerianly)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to skinnerianly: skinnerian conditioning

Skinnerian

(skĭ-nîr′ē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to the behavioristic theories and methods of B.F. Skinner.
n.
A follower of B.F. Skinner's theories or methods.

Skin′ner·ism (skĭn′ə-rĭz′əm) n.

skinnerian

adjective Referring to the behaviourist theories of BF Skinner (1904-1990), which is understood to mean conditioned responses to highly controlled environments.

skinnerian

Psychology adjective Relating to theories delineated by BF Skinner, vis-á-vis conditioned responses to highly controlled environments. See Behavioral intervention, Skinner; Cf Deterministic, Pavlovian.