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Stories by B. F. Skinner

Teaching Machines

These devices introduce a basically new element into pedagogy. The essence of their operation is that they enable the student to learn in small but rigorous steps, each of which is rewarding...

November 1, 1961 — B. F. Skinner

How to Teach Animals

Some simple techniques of the psychological laboratory can also be used in the home. They can train a dog to dance, a pigeon to play a toy piano and will illuminate the learning process in man...

December 1, 1951 — B. F. Skinner
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