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Skinnerian

[ski-neer-ee-uh n]
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noun
  1. a psychologist who follows behaviorist theories developed by B. F. Skinner.
adjective
  1. of or relating to theories developed by Skinner, especially concerning operant conditioning.

Origin of Skinnerian

First recorded in 1955–60; Skinner + -ian
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  • Such boys, however, were in a minority, the spirit of the place being decidedly Skinnerian.

    The Way of All Flesh

    Samuel Butler