How Much Is Too Much?
I am in awe of how some songs, pieces of music are inherently reinforcing for some and not others. I think this speaks to how unique our experiences with music are, and by extension, how anything can be thought of as potentially reinforcing. While I may not enjoy every genre of music, I appreciate the vast number of them out there and the growing variety of sounds musicians experiment with to...
It's Not All About Rewards
This posting has been weeks in the making. I have had a lot of discussion lately about rewards and another common misconception surrounding behaviourism. Many people against behaviourism cite that rewards don’t always work, are contrived and take away from the natural and intrinsic motivation which should be inherent in our behaviour(s). Where things get tricky is that behaviourism does...