If someone has a behavioral problem

If someone has a behavioral problem - ?Morethanlikely ,.The...

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If someone has a behavioral problem - how do we fix it? More than likely  we change the environment, not reconnect the neurons in the brain. The  difference between behavioral and reductionistic views is fundamental:  pass the skin and you are a biologist or a philosopher, not a psychologist.  Psychologists deal with environments and behaviors. If a TV picture isn't  exactly what you want, you usually turn one of the control knobs. You don't  open up the back of the TV and start changing transistors and ripping out  wires. TV sets have evolved. Adjustments which have to be made often and  locally are under the control of knobs responsive to the demands of the  viewer. Channels can be changed, the volume can be raised or lowered, and  so on. Ultimately, of course, all those things are mediated internally by  circuitry, but this is not typically what we mean when we ask: “How do I  change channels.” From this perspective, what causes the channels to be 
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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