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Running Head: BEHAVIORAL FOUNDATION Foundations of Behavior By Jeremy Tyson Jarvi SSCI206-1201A-04 Professor Joanne Oestmann, Instructor American InterContinental University Sunday, January 8 th , 2012 Abstract I chose three forms that are pretty much relevant from the time they were founded until today, and will be possibly forever. Behaviorism, Psychodynamic, and Humanism. These three forms of psychology are relevant and understandable. They will be defined, examples will be given, and how they are similar and differ from one another. These three forms are very closely
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Running Head: BEHAVIORAL FOUNDATION knit in my opinion, because they all have to do with a person and the way they react to specific instances. Foundations of Behavior Behaviorism Behaviorism has to do with rewards and punishments in regard to specific behaviors (Editorial Board, 2011). For example, when a rat is given a piece of cheese on a metal plate, which is hooked to a small electrical charge, not strong enough to kill them, but to just shock them a little the rat will try to take the cheese and get shocked every time. Then after a few times of doing this, the rat is given the exact same scenario, however, it is unaware that the electrical shock has been unhooked. The rat will refuse to touch the cheese, because they have been trained that the cheese is going to shock them. Another example, is when a person trains their
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