[ ski-neer-ee-uhn ]
/ skɪˈnɪər i ən /
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a psychologist who follows behaviorist theories developed by B. F. Skinner.
of or relating to theories developed by Skinner, especially concerning operant conditioning.
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Example sentences from the Web for Skinnerian
Such boys, however, were in a minority, the spirit of the place being decidedly Skinnerian.The Way of All Flesh|Samuel Butler