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Operant Conditioning

Be sure to read our best halogen oven post. OPERANT CONDITIONING One way to distinguish between classical and operant conditioning is to look at the Law of Effect (Thorndike, 1898): LAW OF EFFECT Basica...
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Memory Theory

Be sure to read our best halogen oven post. Memory Several theories of memory are based on the assumption that there are three kinds of memory: sensory memory, short-term memory and long-term memory. ...
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Memory Models

Be sure to read our best halogen oven post. The Nature of Memory Paradigms There have been several approaches or paradigms during the history of research into memory. Ebbinghaus (1890) suggested that memor...
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Maslow Notes

Be sure to read our best halogen oven post. Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) Maslow was initially a behaviourist but after his first child was born, moved to psychoanalysis only to become disillusioned with its...
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Little Albert

Be sure to read our best halogen oven post. Whatever Happened to Little Albert?     BEN HARRIS Vassar College (paper is posted here with permission of the author) ABSTRACT: John B. W...
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Limitations Perspectives

Be sure to read our best halogen oven post. LIMITATIONS OF DIFFERENT APPROACHES 1.     BIOLOGICAL APPROACH Firstly, on a positive note, this is the only approach that attempts to relate behaviour to the wo...
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Limitations of conditioning

Be sure to read our best halogen oven post. According to Watson (1913), psychology is a “purely objective, experimental branch of natural science.  Its theoretical goal is the prediction and control of behav...
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Levels of Processing

Be sure to read our best halogen oven post. Levels of Processing Theory LEVELS OF PROCESSING THEORY The Theory Craik & Lockhart (1972) proposed that stimulus inputs undergo successiv...
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Learned Helplessness

Be sure to read our best halogen oven post. Social learning theory, learned helplessness and its applications Seligman on learned helplessness (partly based on Gross) Seligman (1974, 1975) made an expe...
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Intelligence EE

Be sure to read our best halogen oven post. Abstract   This essay investigated the research question: To what extent is intelligence malleable? It was necessary to start by presenting the debate on de...