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We're All Prisoners Of Operant Conditioning Chambers (And We Love It)

by Kyle Hilliard on Aug 09, 2015 at 07:54 AM

YouTube channel RagnarRox recently dove into the idea of continuous rewards and how it's far from a concept invented by video games.

In the video, RagnarRox discusses the operant conditioning chamber or Skinner box, which is an experiment about distributing rewards, and how it applies to video games.

RagnarRox has a series of videos about the psychological applications of game design. You can see his video on how sound effects are tricking your mind by heading here.

[Source: RagnarRox on YouTube]