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B.F. Skinner’s Pigeon and a Red Block

Posted by situationistguest on May 13, 2008

In this one-minute video from the B.F. Skinner Foundation, a pigeon uses a red block as a stand. A pigeon positions itself on a block so that a leaf that was out of its proximity before becomes within its reach.

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B.F. Skinner’s Turning Pigeon

Posted by The Situationist Staff on April 30, 2008

In this 85-second video, B.F. Skinner conditions a pigeon to make a complete turn (narrated by B.F. Skinner).

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B.F. Skinner’s Pigeon Ping-Pong

Posted by The Situationist Staff on April 29, 2008

B.F. Skinner trains two pigeons to perform a chain of behaviors for the classroom demonstration. As a result, pigeons engage in a competition, the so-called “pigeon Ping Pong” (narrated by B.F. Skinner).

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