Skinner, a behavioural scientist, tried something similar in his daughter's early years, but unfortunately his ideas were not developed. However, nowadays we want to sit our kids in front of glass boxes and achieve much the same effect.
Today's glass box isn't a sort of giant aquarium but either a TV set or a computer monitor. Ideally this should deliver useful information in an easily absorbed form. Given mindless television programmes and violent video games, some people think these glass boxes cause more harm than good. Even so, most of us accept that we have to live with the problems, and try to exploit any benefits we can.
In the computer and video games arena, this has given us
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