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Responsiveness Concept in Psychology

Responsiveness Commencing with a very popular and commonly used definition of learning, ‘Learning is a relatively permanent behavioral change that occurs as the result of experience’, it is important to mention that there exists...

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Social Learning Theory

There is a phenomena, or a way of individual to learn and that is by observing other people’s behavior. A phenomena which couldn’t be explained until Albert Bandura came up with a theory. He had to extensively go through the...

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Stimulus generalization in Psychology

The concept of Stimulus Generalization is found both in classical as well as operant conditioning. Stimulus generalization basically evokes a similar response by a conditioned stimulus, after a response has been conditioned. For...

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Operant Conditioning

B.F. skinner discovered Operant conditioning, which is often referred to as instrumental conditioning. You might also hear some call it Skinnerian conditioning for the fact that skinner coined the name. Operant conditioning is...

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Classical Conditioning

In 1913, an American psychologist, who happens to mark a milestone in the history of psychology, is a founder of Behaviorism- a School of Thought. John B. Watson was of the view that a human behavior was not the result of...

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Extinction in Psychology ?

In Pavlov conditioning, which is popular known as classical conditioning, in its experiment of a dog who develops an association of food with the ringing bell, but when the bell rang continuously, and no food came, unconditioned...

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Branches of Psychology

Psychology is a science of human behavior that studies the human mind and all the cognitive processes in it. For which reason psychology has a record for being one discipline that is closest to examining human experience. And...

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Applications of Psychology

Psychology is that scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. The psychologists works to understand these complex mental processes which they believe to cause a certain behavior. Because psychology deals with the...

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History of Psychology

If we talk about psychology in a philosophical context, we can say that psychology had begun to be studied by people in Greece, Egypt, India, Persia and china about 1000 years back. Pierre Cabanis a French psychologist came to...

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Neo-Freudian Personality Theory

The Neo-Freudian is a group of psychiatrists and psychologists that constituted the followers of Sigmund Freud. Freud is popularly known as the father of psychiatry, and by many, father of modern personality theory. Because...

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Freud’s Psychoanalytical Theory

Sigmund Freud has been among the most prominent people in the twentieth century. He made huge contributions to psychology and had studied human mind more deeply than any other who had come before him. Freud’s psychoanalytical...

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What is Self Concept in Psychology ?

The concept of self is usually about how someone evaluates, perceives or thinks about themselves. It is a very broad and complex concept as it encircles all that we know about ourselves. A person’s self-concept is the...

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