Books tagged: behaviorism

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Skinner and Pavlov---how you are being Controlled
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
1. How they do it to you 2. Do it to them 3. Shape up yourself 4. Systematic desensitization 5. Uses and abuses 6. The payoff Nothing could be simpler than Skinner. If you want to add or increase a behavior, reward it. If you want to get rid of or reduce the frequently of a behavior, punish it. Our ancestors in their caves knew that. So what’s to learn? Plenty.
Social and Environmental Influences on Behavior
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
When we think of behavior what word first comes to mind. That’s right psychology, the study of behavior. Two such means in which behavior can occur is through social and environmental influences. These influences are not concrete, so too is behavior unpredictable. The unpredictability of behavior in itself may be enough reason to investigate the social and environmental influences on behavior.
Positive Illusions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
Positive Illusions are gaps in reality which traditionally define mental illness. Could it be perhaps these gaps in reality may possess of a positive benefit in regards to an increase in self-esteem? Two arguments exist one stating balanced self-evaluations are simply a sign of depression and a second stating high self-esteem cannot be viewed as the onset of illusioned thinking.