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Learning-The Colbert Report

http://thecolbertreport.cc.com/videos/jz3rdd/pavlok-fitness-band Stephen Colbert gives a hilarious description of the Pavlok activity tracker that shocks you for not being active, posts to your Facebook account when you don’t go to the gym and deducts $ from your bank account when you … Continue reading

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Learning–Superfetch on Animal Planet

One of my favorite activities in psych was to bring my Australian Shepherd, Jasper, and have the students select a trick to teach him. ¬†We would then discuss the best way to teach the trick, the methods, schedules of reinforcement, … Continue reading

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Learning–Prisoner’s Dilemma–Dilbert

In this clip, Dilbert explains the prisoner’s dilemma and watches in horror as his friends rat him out.

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Operant Conditioning–Big Bang Theory

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This well known clip from popular TV show “The Big Bang Theory” shows Sheldon using elements of operant conditioning to teach Penny what he considers “more desirable behaviors.”

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