Our words for this week are Experimenting or Repetition.
Operant Behavior is about repetition or as Skinner would say, "Shaping" After conditioning this pigeon to peck a spot in order to get food I had him reading War and Peace but hey it took a LOOOONG time! Brian Tait

San Diego Dog Training Las Vegas Dog Training, Dog Obedience for leashing pulling, jumping, dog bite, nipping, or barking behavior modifications
San Diego Dog Training Las Vegas Dog Training, Dog Obedience for leashing pulling, jumping, dog bite, nipping, or barking behavior modifications

Dog Training uses classical conditioning and positive reinforcement. Immediate reinforcement (ie: a treat) and repetition are key! This Picture shows all the types of behavior modification that are achievable through this method.---Susan Taylor

n168901963_30415614_2295.jpg The picture above represents repetition. The photo was taken during one of my ice hockey games in college. The players were conditioned to take part in a series of stretches before every game. There was a particular order the stretches were done. Each player knew which stretch was coming next because of the repetition.--Jess McAllister

three-children-science_hs062807_Edu.jpgBehaviorists and Constructivists have experimented with children's behavior in attempts to understand, and modify their learning and their actions. Debbie Olivieri


This picture is scary to me I am horrified of rats!!!!!! I selected this picture beause it shows experimenting with animals. Skinner had no problem with easily assuming what was true for rats on a very simple scale. Lindsay Chitwood

This is a picture of a boy experimenting with clay in science class. He is using hands-on materials
scienceblogs.com/worldsfair/ 2006/08/has_anyon to learn through his cognitive imagination of dinosaurs. Rosemarie


This photo of children practicing their ballet at the bar is a perfect example of repetition. This exercise not only reinforces the concept intellectually but also helps to develop muscle memory.
Mark Monaghan

pavlov_conditioning_dogs.gifI found this to be a humorous take on Pavlov's Dog experiment. One element of the entire experiment was the fact that as time progressed within the experiments the dogs began to "discriminate," which basically means the dogs began to "respond more selectively, restricting their responses to the tones that most closely resemble the orginal CS" (conditioned stimulus). Here in this comic strip, the artist portrays the dog as being the experimenter. In essence, irony of this pic is that Pavlov now becomes the test subject.
Vincent Joseph Cacia III

Someone erased my picture ?
The Link will take you right to the video

Robin Bigsby
This is a image that reflects B.F. Skinner. The pigeon is eating a hamburger and when the hamburger is gone the pigeon continues to peck thinking that will result in getting another hamburger.
jamesyoungfolio.com/ power/

tanya8-1.jpg This picture illustrates Watson's Conditioning Fear in Little Albert. This boy appears unafraid of this rat, however, when the boy is placed with the same rat while extremely loud noises are present, the boy becomes fearful of this rat. Such experiments like this one, help us to better understand that we may be conditioned to become fearful of things.
This picture was taken from www.hopkins.typepad.com
~Amy control|Howlett]
external image grey_loader.gif
Burhedita Thompson I chose this picture because it is a classic case for B.F. Skinners repetition method. Children with autism benefit from modification of behavior and controlling behaviors with the use of repetition, structure,and positive structure.Image:ABA.gif

external image ABA.gif

This is a picture of my 8th grade students last year at their ballroom dancing finale. Each week the students would repeat steps from the previous week in order for them to perform in front of an audience. Repetition worked well for these students in dancing, but also helps in other subjects such as vocabulary.---ann marissa