Behaviorism
Behaviorism (or behaviourism) is an approach to psychology that combines elements of philosophy, methodology, and theory. It emerged in the early twentieth century as a reaction to "mentalistic" psyc...
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Having a religious experience activates the brain's "reward circuits" in the same way that love, sex, gambling, drugs and music do.
7 Habits Of Self-Made Millionaires
Most millionaires made their money without a trust fund or inheritance. Here are the habits that helped get them there. In a survey by Fidelity Investments, approximately 80% of people who have a net ...
10 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 10 AM
“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive; to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” ~ Marcus Aurelius You don’t have to be a morning person to benefit from ...
Neurofeedback
Video on EEG Neurofeedback featuring Sue and Siegfried Othmer. Learn how self-regulation training allows the system (the central nervous system) to function ...
Behavior modification
Behavior modification is the traditional term for the use of empirically demonstrated behavior change techniques to increase or decrease the frequency of behaviors, such as altering an individual's be...
Behavioral economics
Behavioral economics and the related field, behavioral finance, study the effects of psychological, social, cognitive, and emotional factors on the economic decisions of individuals and institutions a...
Quantitative analysis of behavior
Quantitative analysis of behavior uses quantitative models in the experimental analysis of behavior. The parameters in the models hopefully have theoretical meaning beyond being used to fit models to ...
Behaviorally anchored rating scales
Behaviorally anchored rating scales (BARS) are scales used to rate performance. BARS are normally presented vertically with scale points ranging from five to nine. It is an appraisal method that aims ...
Punishment (psychology)
In operant conditioning, punishment is any change in a human or animal's surroundings that occurs after a given behavior or response which reduces the likelihood of that behavior occurring again in th...
7 Habits Of Self-Made Millionaires
Most millionaires made their money without a trust fund or inheritance. Here are the habits that helped get them there. In a survey by Fidelity Investments, approximately 80% of people who have a net ...
Experimental analysis of behavior
The experimental analysis of behavior (EAB) is the name given to the school of psychology founded J.B. Watson. EAB paved the way of I. Pavlov’s theory of classical conditioning and B. F. Skinner’s ph...
Behavioral activation
Behavioral activation is a third generation behavior therapy for treating depression. It is one of many functional analytic psychotherapies which are based on a Skinnerian psychological model of behav...
Autoclitic
Autoclitics are verbal responses that modify the effect on the listener of the primary operants that comprise B.F. Skinner's classification of Verbal Behavior.
An autoclitic is a verbal behavior t...
Neurofeedback
Neurofeedback (NFB), also called neurotherapy or neurobiofeedback, is a type of biofeedback that uses real-time displays of brain activity—most commonly electroencephalography (EEG), to teach self-reg...
Montrose Wolf
Montrose Madison Wolf, PhD (May 29, 1935, Houston, Texas — March 19, 2004, Lawrence, Kansas) was an American psychologist. He developed the technique of "time-out" as a learning tool to shape behavior...
Verbal Behavior
Verbal Behavior is a 1957 book by psychologist B. F. Skinner that inspects human behavior, describing what is traditionally called linguistics. The book Verbal Behavior is almost entirely theoretical,...
Behavioral engineering
Behavioral engineering is intended to identify issues associated with the interface of technology and the human operators in a system and to generate recommended design practices that consider the str...
William James Lectures
The William James Lectures are a series of invited lectureships at Harvard University sponsored by the Departments of Philosophy and Psychology, who alternate in the selection of speakers. The series...
Neutral stimulus
A neutral stimulus is a stimulus which initially produces no specific response other than focusing attention. In classical conditioning, when used together with an unconditioned stimulus, the neutral ...
Aversion therapy
Aversion therapy is a form of psychological treatment in which the patient is exposed to a stimulus while simultaneously being subjected to some form of discomfort. This conditioning is intended to ca...
Token economy
A token economy is a system of behavior modification based on the systematic reinforcement of target behavior. The reinforcers are symbols or "tokens" that can be exchanged for other reinforcers. A to...
Prolonged exposure therapy
Prolonged exposure therapy (PE) is a form of behavior therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy designed to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, characterized by re-experiencing the traumatic event th...
Behavioral momentum
Behavioral momentum is a theory in quantitative analysis of behavior and is a comparative metaphor based on physical momentum. It describes the general relation between resistance to change (persisten...
Single-subject research
Single-subject research is a group of research methods that are used extensively in the experimental analysis of behavior and applied behavior analysis with both human and non-human participants. Prin...
DISTAR
DISTAR is an acronym for Direct Instruction System for Teaching Arithmetic and Reading, a trademarked program of SRA/McGraw-Hill, a commercial publishing company. The program is used particularly for ...