Ep 29: a fun feathered fact



a fun feathered fact

Did you know that birds can be superstitious? No, really, I’m not making it up. In the episode, I said I’d provide one link, but I decided to give you two instead.

Here’s a short YouTube video about the experiment.

Pigeon Superstition Experiment

And here’s an approximately 13-minute lecture on the effect and its implications.

The Superstitious Pigeon: B. F. Skinner 1948 Keon West


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