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Behavioral Psychology

Behavioral psychology is one of the most fascinating branches of psychology. Get in-depth information on key concepts, conditioning, and prominent behaviorists.
Strategies for Increasing Motivation
Maslow's hierarchy of needs
The 5 Levels of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
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9 Habits That Make You a Better Decision Maker
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The Role of Classical Conditioning in Taste Aversions
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How to Understand Body Language and Facial Expressions
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The Health Belief Model and Behavior Change
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Classical Conditioning: How It Works With Examples
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Conditioned Response in Classical Conditioning
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Unconditioned Response in Classical Conditioning
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Choosing the Right Treatment for a Troubled Teen
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Unconditioned Stimulus in Classical Conditioning
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How Extinction Is Defined in Psychology
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Variable Interval Schedule of Reinforcement
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The Psychology of Secondary Reinforcement
What is holism illustration?
Holism: Definition and Examples
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What Is the Libido in Psychology?
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The Law of Effect in Psychology
An unhealthy diet is just one of the at-risk youth behaviors you should be concerned with.
Overview of Youth At-Risk Behavior
How to Help a Troubled Teen in Crisis
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Priming and the Psychology of Memory
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When You're Tired of Your Troubled Teen
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Troubled Teens Acting Out Examples and Solutions
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Transporting Troubled Teens Into a Treatment Program
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What Is Behavioral Therapy?
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Learned Helplessness - What It Is and Why It Happens
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Writing Therapy for Troubled Teens
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Family Therapy for Troubled Teens
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How Student Behavioral Checklists Work
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Drama Therapy for Troubled Teens
Child not wanting to go to school
Signs of Adjustment Disorder in Children
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4 Mental Biases That Affect Your Health Choices
A fixed-ratio schedule of reinforcement
A Look at Fixed Ratio Schedule in Psychology
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Instrumental Conditioning in Psychology
positive reinforcement
Positive Reinforcement and Operant Conditioning
Components of Motivation
What Is Motivation?
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Positive Punishment and Operant Conditioning
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6 Key Ideas Behind Theories of Motivation
Using negative reinforcement to change behavior
Negative Reinforcement and Operant Conditioning
The Little Albert Experiment
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What Is Operant Conditioning and How Does It Work?
Child recieving a reinforcement
What Is Reinforcement in Operant Conditioning?
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The Psychology of How People Learn
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Variable-Ratio Schedules Characteristics
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The Study of Punishment in Psychology
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How Reinforcement Schedules Work
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What Is Passive-Aggressive Behavior?
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What Is Extrinsic Motivation and How Does It Work?
The Stanford Prison Experiment
Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment
Homeostasis and body temperature
How the Process of Homeostasis Works
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Compensation and Defense Mechanisms
applied behavior analysis
Behavior Analysis in Psychology
Asch's experiments tested conformity in groups
The Asch Conformity Experiments
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The 6 Stages of Behavior Change
Aversion therapy
Aversion Therapy Uses and Effectiveness
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Biological Preparedness and Classical Conditioning
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Helpful Resources for Oppositional Defiant Disorder
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The Basics of Prosocial Behavior
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Understanding Trichotillomania in Teens
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What Is ABA Therapy?
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The Psychology Behind Motivation