The Role of Happiness in My Life
Before I jump in to the role of happiness in my life, I think its important to address what
happiness is. In my opinion, happiness is such a vague term. This is because anyone can put
on a mask and say Im a happy person, b
My Thoughts on Marriage and Divorce
I was raised in a very traditional household, as an only child, with very traditional family
members. My current take on marriage and divorce is that they dont belong in the same
sentence. I am a firm believer in never
Burnout has been a major talking point for many college students. So what is burnout?
Burnout can be defined as a physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress. For
some students, school comes naturally. But for others, it may take beyond the a
MG315-01 International Management
Iran: Travel as a Political Act
Irans Cultural Determinants
Social Structure _
Political Philosophy _
Ian Tierson Extinction: Read Chapter 9 69) Describe the basic behavioral and emotional consequences of extinction. The two basic behavioral effects are an increase in response variability and decreases in the rate of responding. The emotional consequ
Ian Tierson Pavlovian conditioning: Read Chapter 4 23) What is the CS-preexposure effect?
The CS-preexposure effect references the difficulty experienced in attempting to condition a stimulus that the subject has been exposed to previously.
Behavior Change Running head: COMPULSIVE BEHAVIOR CHANGE
Was that necessary? Modification of Compulsive Behavior Ian Tierson St. John Fisher College
Introduction Everyone has habits. They are an unpleasant fact. They can be u
Ian Tierson Ch. 2 Answer the following questions: 1. What is a primary source and how is it different from a secondary source? A primary source is a source where information has been directly recorded from specific observation. For example, the writ
Ian Tierson Chapter 5: Question 1: Population is the entire group from which the subjects are selected. A sample is a manageable portion of the population used to study the whole population. A representative sample actually reflects the demographics
1) A common difficulty faced by many parents is teaching children to go to bed at night without fussing or throwing a tantrum. a) What do parents do that may inadvertently produce the behavior that they find so troublesome? Are there discriminative s
Ian Tierson 4/9/2008 Dr. Phelan Steps 2 & 3 Step 2: I eat between ten and fifteen meals in a week. At every one of these meals, I take all three pieces of available silverware. I always use my fork, but about one out of every sixteen meals requires a
Ian Tierson 4/9/2008 Dr. Phelan
The behavior I wish to modify is my tendency to do unnecessary things in a compulsive manner. For example, when I go to the cafeteria, I always grab a fork a knife and a spoon. This happens even if I already have all
Method 1: “shoot the dog”
Destroy all sweets in your house, and cease to buy any more.
Method 2: Punishment
Feel guilty every time you indulge in sweets.
Method 3: Negative Reinforcement
Have someone reprimand
Instrumental/Operant conditioning: Read Chapter 5 34) What is the difference between elicited and emitted behaviors?
Elicited behaviors are extracted. Emitted behaviors are given off.
What is the difference between discrete trial procedures an
16) Classical conditioning may play an important role in interpersonal attraction. Using
what you know about Pavlovain conditioning, explain how. If the unconditioned stimulus, passion or excitement, is coupled with the conditioned stimu
Pavlovian conditioning: Read Chapter 3
10) My cats always run to the kitchen when they hear their food being poured into their bowls. The other night, while preparing dinner, I noticed that my cats ran to the kitchen when I poured rice i
Ian Tierson HW 1 1) "Learning is an enduring change in the mechanisms of behavior involving specific stimuli and/or responses that results from prior experience with those or similar stimuli and responses" (Domjan, 2006: 14). It is important to disti
PSYC 281: Learning Discussion/HW Packet
Dr. Phelan SP07
Questions from this packet will be used for in class discussion. Many of the questions will be assigned for HW and collected. This packet will also be used for creating short answer questions
Homework # 13 - PSYC 200 Dr. Rager Due Tues. 3/20/07 - Bring 2 typed copies to class!
In your own words and as briefly as possible, answer the following questions about the Santos et al. (1994) article: 1. For each of the two st
Homework # 11 - PSYC 200 Dr. Rager Name_Ian Tierson_ Due Tues. 3/13/07 - Bring 2 typed copies to class! Bring two copies of a draft of Mini-paper 2 for peer review. Additionally, answer the following questions related to Chs. 8 & 9 using the informa
Ian Tierson Chapter 13: Question 2: A) Naturalistic observation involves unobtrusive observation of behavior in a natural setting. Contrived observation involves setting up situations to be observed. SNAP is an example of contrived observation becaus
Ian Tierson Chapter 1: Question 2: A) Some students stay up later than others stay up and therefore avoid morning classes. B) I would get a sample of 100 students asking what time they usually go to bed on a school night, and what time their classes
Attractiveness and territorial requests
Running head: ATTRACTIVNESS AND TERITORIAL REQUESTS
Looking sharp, it just might get you there sooner: a look at the effects of attractiveness on compliance with requests for territory Ian Tierson St. John