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Pet's Behavior: Shaping and Behavioral Principles

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Some behaviorists would argue that your pet doesn't really (or can't) "love" you. Rather, they suggest that your pet's behaviors (no matter how cute and adorable) are products of shaping and behavioral principles. What do you think?

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In terms of a pet's ability to "love," this solution examines the purpose of a pet's behaviors in terms of being products of shaping and behavioral principles.

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1. Some behaviorists would argue that your pet doesn't really (or can't) "love" you. Rather, they suggest that your pet's behaviors (no matter how cute and adorable) are products of shaping and behavioral principles. What do you think?

2. How might you apply principles of behaviorism (e.g., conditioning, reinforcement, etc.) at the workplace?

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