Unformatted text preview: his eye to enjoy the optical stimulation, I can’t prove that by connecting/disconnecting the optic nerve. “We’re sure that it is operant, but we can’t prove it… so it MUST be to provide some form of self-stimulation.” There is no other reasonable explanation, so this must be it. Organic Hypothesis • SIB as product of aberrant physical processes o Lesch-Nyhan syndrome: compulsive, repetitive biting of their tongue, lips, and fingers. However, not everyone with LN display SIB Psychodynamic Hypothesis •...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course BEHV 4740 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '10 term at North Texas.
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