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Me, Learning Psychology: Classical Conditioning

Classical conditioning is, basically, the act of being trained. This isn’t just for house pets. Almost every person is a participant—one could even say victim. There are countless examples of social conditioning, which is the sociological version of classical conditioning. 1,039 more words


Get This Conditioning Process Out Of Your Head

In most cases, bringing awareness to one’s work process is like having two jobs. First, there is the job itself, and then, there is the work of seeing how one causes himself or herself to suffer in that job. 254 more words

Management Philosophy

Pain Centers

I guess this idea of the Pleasure Pain Principle was founded by Sigmund Freud and is the idea that we naturally seek pleasure and avoid pain.  847 more words

Brain Science

What Cognitive Science Tells Us About Trump

The immediately preceding post reviews three effects from Cognitive Science that explain much of what and why Donald Trump does. The first is the Dunning-Kruger Effect which states people tend to hold overly favorable views of their abilities in many social and intellectual domains. 593 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Clickers make training quick and fun

What is clicker training?

Clicker training means using a sound (a click) to communicate with your dog. It marks your dog’s correct behavior the moment he does it.  905 more words


Hassle-Free Classical Conditioning for Honey Bees

When you’re sick or have a headache, you tend to see things a bit differently. An ill-feeling human will display a cognitive bias and expect the world to punish them further. 401 more words

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Learned Helplessness

Learned helplessness is when people feel helpless to avoid negative situations because previous experience has shown them that they do not have control. In this lesson, we’ll explore some of the causes and effects of learned helplessness. 332 more words

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