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What is a Skinner Box?

What is a Skinner Box?

A Skinner Box, Otherwise known as an Operant Conditioning Chamber, is a lab apparatus used to study animal behavior. The basic model is a chamber with a lever, when a rat presses the lever, it drops some food. 170 more words

Skinner Box

On Fear and Solitude in Video Games

I like to think I’m a more responsible adult than I really am. Take video games, for example. Like many, I used to have the physical stamina and mental fortitude to play games until the sun comes up the next day (or even the day after). 786 more words

Think Pieces

Loot Boxes and Gambling in Video Games

Video game developers are coming under increasing scrutiny for the use of randomized digital rewards called ‘loot boxes’ that closely resemble gambling.

Loot boxes have appeared in a range of popular games recently, including… 684 more words

Video Games

The problem with mobile gaming(part 1)

Some people who don’t own a console or pc might get into mobile gaming to pass the time. This isn’t all bad because their are some great mobile games like, Ballons Tower Defense 1-5, Plants vs Zombies, Guild of Dungeoneering, and more. 422 more words

Gaming

The Little Satisfactions

I’ve been playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for a few days. I’m playing on a friend’s switch, and I have to say that I find it a mixed bag. 353 more words

Rantings

Jumping Karps

The concept of Magikarp Jump is delightfully straightforward. The town has fallen on hard times and is a shadow of its former glory: a town that had the best jumping Magikarp. 707 more words