The Bejeezus Out of Me

Startling behavioral science.

How Scary is Operant Conditioning? (Happy Halloween!)

B. F. Skinner still freaks the bejeezus out of people.


2013 has seen good research on operant conditioning of:

And there's B. F. Skinner's new recipe, "How to Shock and Blanch Asparagus." Gothic. Weird. Ok, creepy, too.

Like the title said, Happy Halloween! 

 

 

 

Rebecca Coffey is a science journalist and broadcast commentator with Vermont Public Radio. 

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