cornelia otis skinner

Skinner

[skin-er]
noun
1.
B(urrhus) F(rederic) [bur-uhs] , 1904–90, U.S. psychologist and writer.
2.
Cornelia Otis, 1901–79, U.S. actress and author.
3.
her father, Otis, 1858–1942, U.S. actor.
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skinner (ˈskɪnə)
 
n
a person who prepares or deals in animal skins

Skinner (ˈskɪnə)
 
n
B(urrhus) F(rederic). 1904--90, US behavioural psychologist. His "laws of learning", derived from experiments with animals, have been widely applied to education and behaviour therapy

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Skinner Skin·ner (skĭn'ər), B(urrhus) F(rederick). 1904-1990.

American psychologist. A leading behaviorist, Skinner influenced the fields of psychology and education with his theories of stimulus-response behavior.

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