Skinner on Behavior as Fluid

[from Gary Cziko 920309.1545]

A quote from Skinner which I just came across which I think CSGnetters will
find of interest:

"As it stands now, I'm not sure that 'response' is a very useful concept.
Behavior is very fluid; it isn't made up of little responses packed
together. I hope I will live to see a formulation which takes this
fluidity into account."

One could argue that Skinner lived but didn't see.

Source:

Evans, R. I. (1968). _B. F. Skinner: The man and his ideas_. New York:
Dutton.

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