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Unformatted text preview: quietness because a dead man can’t talk there for, not talking is NOT a behavior. o We flip it THOUGHTS • They are harder to observe • Called “Covert” behaviors but are subject to the same learning principles. BEHAVIOR MOD PREFERS • Objective, specific, measurable behavior • Labels are not helpful – not casual • Behavior deficits and excesses o “What does the client need to be doing more of , or less of? Ex: Crying • Label = Clinical Depression o This doesn’t say anything about cause or how to treat it • Behavioral views develop as a reaction to psychoanalytic (unconscious) approaches • Watson’s Claim o Give me a dozen healthy infants… and I can train them to be anything. o Case Study: Little Albert (boy and white mouse) • Behavioral psychology came to show that psychoanalytic (unconscious, sexual, aggression and urges) was not correct....
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course PSY 310 taught by Professor . during the Spring '11 term at Grand Valley State.
- Spring '11