Tag: Behaviorism

Abram Amsel’s Theory Of Frustration

An explanation about the feeling of discomfort that we experience when not reaching our goals. From the annals of history, from the creation of civilizations to the present day, the human being has been characterized mainly by aspiring to achieve success, achieving the goals that one sets for himself and consequently pursuing new objectives to

Chaining: How To Apply This Technique And What Types Are There

This is a technique widely used by behavioral root psychology to learn skills. One of the behavior modification techniques that Burrhus F. Skinner systematized  in the process of developing his operant learning paradigm, which is based on the association of certain responses with the obtaining of reinforcers or punishments. In this article we will analyze

The Theory Of Reinforcement Sensitivity: Summary, And What It Proposes

This theory relates ideas about learning, about motivation and about neuroscience. Personality is a complex dimension that describes the behavioral, cognitive and emotional pattern of an individual; through which it expresses itself as an independent being within human multiplicity. The scientific interest in knowing what personality is and how it manifests itself has led many

Differential Reinforcement: What It Is And How It Is Used In Psychology

A very versatile type of reinforcement to be applied in therapy or education. Within the behavior modification techniques, we find a great variety of strategies to increase, reduce or eliminate behaviors. A key strategy is reinforcement, which encompasses all those procedures that increase the probability of a behavior occurring. In this article we will talk

Bf Skinner’s Theory And Behaviorism

Classical and operant conditioning as a way of understanding human learning. Burrhus Frederic Skinner is not only one of the most important historical figures in psychology ; it is, in many respects, responsible for its asserting itself as a science.  His contributions to this field are not only methodological, but also philosophical, and his radical

The 4 Great Integrative Models In Psychological Therapy

Many people have tried to create a Psychology that goes beyond their different “schools”. Although traditionally psychologists, including clinicians, have adhered to specific theoretical models (such as behavioral, psychodynamic, phenomenological or humanistic), there is a growing trend towards the integration of different approaches. However, these kinds of movements date back to at least the middle