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The Skinner Box

There was a box. Inside the box was a button. Above the button was a screen. On the screen was some simple text.

Push the button. 236 more words


B. F. Skinner

Burrhus Frederic Skinner


Born: March 20, 1904 in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania

Married: 1936 – Yvonne Blue

Best Known For: Operant Conditioning Apparatus, a.k.a. The Skinner Box… 59 more words

Behaviorism & Social Learning

Stupid chain messages

I’m pretty sure everyone knows what chain messages are. For those who don’t (I doubt there will be anyone in this category) chain letters are annoyingly long messages about some random crap that ask you to forward the same to a number of people after reading them and claim that if you don’t, something weird will happen to you; mostly about the person being killed or something. 512 more words

Avneet Kaur Chawla

The Con of Control

The hiccups have stopped for a bit!

Maybe that’s the end of them.

They started yesterday afternoon. I was hiccupping all the way to work, at work, on the way back from work and up until now. 422 more words


In Response to Extra Credits: Humane Design

by: @wvmauthor

On April 15 2015, Extra Credits released a video on Humane Design in video games. In short, it’s decrying the present tendency to create skinner box exploitative experiences that nudge players to stick with a game long past the end of enjoyment. 501 more words


1K a Day - "Just One More Level"

Fourth in the 1K a Day Motivational Series, in which I talk about something that happened in the previous week that could have or did prevent me from writing a minimum of 1,000 words on a given day, or possibly talk about something that provided support to get me through the day. 672 more words


Skinner Box Mechanics: The Unaware Gamer

Booting up my Shield, I quickly opened my app drawer and launched Modern Combat 5. As the game loads up I am greeted with my profile stats. 754 more words