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Hello, does any one have information on B.F Skinner operant conditioning? The question: How is operant conditioning used in health care? I've seen the example of an massage therapist in my book but I'm still not getting it. Some information will greatly be appreciated! Thanks.


Specializes in ER, ICU, Medsurg.

BF Skinner's operant conditioning is similar to Pavlov's dogs with a few variations. If you google it you will get a full description of his exact theory.

http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/skinner.html Try that site. If that still doesn't help you let me know and I'll pull out my old psych notes.

Perfect! Thanks! When I went to that site, it brought back to my mind about his experiment in my Psycology class. I really appreciate that! Take care.:)-

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