Behavioural psychology

Extrinsic motivation (A complete guide)

“Extrinsic motivation is praise-driven behavior. It’s a kind of operant conditioning. Operant conditioning is a form of conduct modification that makes use of rewards or punishments to boom or decrease the likelihood that specific behaviors will recur. Unlike intrinsic motivation, external factors force this form...

Behavioural psychology

Pornography addiction (How to beat it)

Pornography addiction, which is a subset of sex addiction, alludes to a scope of practices that are done in excess and negatively influence one's life. "Pornography addiction" isn't an official finding in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-V (DSM-5). Notwithstanding, a dependence on...

Behavioural psychology

Passive Aggressive behavior (A complete guide)

In this article, we will discuss what passive aggressive behavior is and how to deal with someone who is being passive aggressive toward you.  What is Passive Aggressive behavior?  Passive-aggressive is a term that dates back in World War II, the time when some soldiers...

Behavioural psychology

Learned helplessness (A guide)

In this blog article we will discuss the concept of learned helplessness, what causes it, and how to overcome it.  What is learned helplessness?   Learned helplessness is a phenomenon that occurs when a person consistently and repeatedly experiences pain, suffering, or discomfort in a situation,...

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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs (A complete guide)

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology that comprises eight tiers of human needs.  What is Maslow’s hierarchy of needs? Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology that comprises different tiers of human needs. From the bottom of the hierarchy upward,...

Behavioural psychology

ABC Model (A complete guide)

This blog aims to provide you details of the ABC model. In this blog, you will be given information about the CBT based ABC model. The blog explains how this model helps identify the irrational beleifs of the individuals and aid in replacing those beliefs...

Behavioural psychology

Operant conditioning (A complete guide)

Operant conditioning is a method of learning that occurs through rewards and punishments for behavior. Through conditioning, individuals make an association between a specific behavior and a consequence. What is operant conditioning? Operant conditioning (sometimes known as instrumental conditioning) is a method of learning that...

Behavioural psychology

Classical conditioning (A complete guide)

Classical conditioning refers to a learning procedure where a biologically significant stimulus is paired with a previously neutral stimulus. During classical conditioning, two stimuli are repeatedly paired together, and a response which is at first elicited by a second stimulus is eventually elicited by the...

Behavioural psychology

Psychological Disorders (List)

In this brief guide, psychological disorders will be introduced, what they and how many of them are listed in the clinician’s handbook called DSM. There are two main classifications of disorders that are used worldwide by mental health professionals. The one developed by world health...