After reviewing the Classical Conditioning Practice, we began the notes over B.F. Skinner, Operant Conditioning and schedules of reinforcement. I showed students the “Skinner box” that I used (unsuccessfully) in college.
Homework: Work through the Operant Conditioning Practice WS and complete the Schedules of Reinforcement WS
We began class by reading the two separate creation stories from the Bible. After discussing their similarities and differences, I lectures over the reasons behind the differences (and reminded students of the importance of the “big picture.”)
Homework: read sections 2 & 3 of Chapter 5.