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Video Games, Predictive Programming, and the 21st Century Skinner Box

Source: Activist Post, by Rusticus

Perhaps the most encouraging development in fostering freedom in our modern era is the rise of effective “counter-propaganda” to the machinations of Globalism, the likes of which have (arguably) not been circulated so widely since the… 312 more words


The Skinner Box (Part 2: Achievements)

Her finger was getting tired, and despite her desire to beat her friends’ high scores, she was starting to question whether pushing the button was worth it anymore. 281 more words


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