CheckPoint Skinner Article

timer Asked: Oct 8th, 2013

Question description

CheckPoint: Skinner Article

Due Date: Friday, October 11, 2013

Where: Assignment Link 

Word Count: 200-300 words

Resource: Chapter 5 in Understanding Psychology

Point Value: 30 points

·Write a 200- to 300-word editorial for your local newspaper summarizing Skinner’s research and contributions to psychology. You must focus on the following:

Operant conditioning



Superstitious behavior

·Include an introductory and conclusion paragraph, a reference page and key details utilizing in-text citations.


·Format citations of original works within the presentation using APA standards, including in-text citations and a reference page.

Understanding Psychology 9e_Ch05.pdf 

CheckPoint: Skinner Article

Write a 200- to 300-word editorial for your local newspaper summarizing Skinner’s research and contributions to psychology. 

Format the essay in accordance with APA guidelines. Please remember to include quotation marks and in-text citations for any material directly stated from your reading.

Please take advantage of the plagiarism check found at the Center for Writing Excellence.

Post your essay as an attachment.

Your essay must address the following:

§Operant conditioning



§Superstitious behavior

Did response include 200- 300 word response?

/ 5

Was Operant Conditioning discussed?

/ 5

Was Punishment and Reinforcement Addressed?

 / 5

Was superstitious behavior discussed?

 / 5

Were major points state clearly and supported with good detail?

/ 5

Proper grammar and punctuation was used in response and APA formatting standards were met, including a reference page and in-text citations when necessary.

/ 5

Total Points: (out of possible 30)


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