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  • An experimental setting in which operant conditioning in animals is investigated. A Skinner Box, named after B. F. Skinner, usually comprises a small, enclosed space in which an animal can make responses while the consequences are controlled by the experimenter. For example, in experiments using rats, the typical setup of a Skinner Box would include a lever that the rat can push and from which it may receive food as a consequence.

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