Skinner began working on a behavioral analysis of language in 1934. In 1957, Skinner was able to fill in the details of his published book Verbal Behavior, which proved to be his most important work. Although this work was extremely significant, it had a slow appreciation.
– Discuss the reasons why there was such a slow appreciation for B. F. Skinner’s work on his published book Verbal Behavior.
– Discuss how you would feel on being approached with a new strategy that had little empirical evidence but a lot of promise, given the lack of research on verbal behavior at the time of Skinner’s publication.