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My Skinner box

Presenting my version of a Skinner box. After learning about Skinner’s animal experiments of reinforcing certain behaviors in my psychology class, I decided I wanted to try it out on the smaller of my two dogs, seeing how long it would take him to learn the trick. 71 more words

Science

The Player's Price

What is a game worth? This question can be answered in many ways with no wrong answers. In a sense, a game is worth what the player is willing to pay. 3,416 more words

Game Design

Under the hood of what makes Pokemon Go

What started out as an idea of an April Fool’s Day joke is now the most popular mobile app around the world. Needless to say, Pokemon Go has captivated the hearts and phones of many a-mobile phone users, many of which might not have necessarily been fans of the franchise but are familiar enough with it to recognize it. 1,942 more words

Editorials

Wanted. One Skinner Box. Two Lever Model.

I took a required psychology class in college and remember a lecture on B.F. Skinner, who introduced the theory of operant conditioning, proving his theory with a contraption now known as the Skinner Box. 731 more words

Stuck In A Skinner Box (National Poetry Writing Month #16)

I’m still playing the game,
But it’s not for fun.
Keep repeating actions
One after one.
(I) don’t do it for love,
Just do it for pay.

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Poetry