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Thoughts on Eve Online (… and WoW and FarmVille … and…)

…after Pavlov’s famous exper­i­ment where a dog could be expect­ed to sali­vate after cer­tain con­di­tion­ing, a man called Skin­ner extend­ed this work with some rather inter­est­ing results… specif­i­cal­ly that the reward sys­tem could be even more effec­tive if it was some­what unpre­dictable and still peri­od­ic… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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