Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Short Communication

Do operant behaviors replicate?


Todd Grantham a1
a1 Department of Philosophy, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC 29424 granthamt@cofc.edu

Abstract

Operant conditioning is not a selection process. According to Hull et al., selection processes require entities that reproduce to form lineages. However, since operant behaviors do not reproduce, operant conditioning is not a selection process.