Definition of Skinnerian in English:

Skinnerian

adjective

  • Of or relating to the methods and theories of the neo-behaviourist school of psychology associated with B. F. Skinner.

noun

  • A follower or adherent of B. F. Skinner or his school of psychology.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Philosophical Review. From the name of Burrhus Frederic Skinner + -ian.

Pronunciation

Skinnerian

/skɪˈnɪərɪən/