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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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Operant Conditioning–Big Bang Theory


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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