Sniffy the Virtual Rat Lite, Version 3.0

Sniffy the Virtual Rat Lite, Version 3.0

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Bring the theories of learning to life using SNIFFY, THE VIRTUAL RAT! Instructors praise Sniffy, a realistic digital rat in an operant chamber (Skinner Box), for his ability to give students hands-on experience in setting up and conducting experiments that demonstrate the phenomena of classical and operant conditioning. Users begin by training Sniffy to press a bar to obtain food. Then, they progress to studies of more complex learning phenomena. Throughout each, a series of Mind Windows enables students to visualize how Sniffya€™s experiences in the chamber produce the psychological changes that their textbooks discuss in connection with learning. AVAILABLE SEPARATELY on a cross-platform CD-ROM, the Lite version of Sniffy includes 23 exercises that cover the essential phenomena of learning psychology- making it equally appropriate for psychology of learning and introductory psychology courses. The CD-ROM comes with a Lab Manual that walks users through the steps necessary to set up classical and operant conditioning experiments that closely resemble the experiments discussed in learning texts. (Screen shots are included for both Macintosh and Windows users.) The manual also includes instructions on how to print or e-mail results, so that Sniffy can become part of studentsa€™ homework assignments and term papers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.CS Response Strength defined, 12 3 mind window, 16a€”17, 25a€”28, 26n, 30 cumulative record, in classical conditioning, 17a€”18, 21 cumulative record, in operant conditioning extinction and secondary reinforcement, 61 interpreting Sniffya#39;s responding, 52a€”55 magazine training, 46a€”47 ... Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience.

Title:Sniffy the Virtual Rat Lite, Version 3.0
Author:Tom Alloway, Greg Wilson, Jeff Graham
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-03-03


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