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Unformatted text preview: In the case of Skinner's pigeons, they (just as Albert) developed a behavior based on the different things they were exposed to when placed in a box. Albert developed fear, and the pigeons developed the ability to perform tasks so that they could receive a reward of food for their behavior. In the end, Watson and Skinner were both able to achieve a desired outcome when it came to the behavior of their subjects. Watson wanted to demonstrate how he could cause baby Albert develop a fear of white rats. Skinner demonstrated how he could condition the pigeons to behave in the desired way over time by rewarding them in scheduled intervals. Goodwin, C. J. (2008). A History of Modern Psychology . Retrieved from https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/content/eBookLibrary2/content/TOC.aspx? assetdataid=79608bc7-62ab-4904-97ea-26218c01a3d5&assetmetaid=534e4026-73ec-4dc2-a19d-6e3f92722961 ....
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course FIN 102 taught by Professor Franks during the Spring '12 term at University of Phoenix.
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