Behavioral Psychology

Behavioral Psychology aims to understand our actions by analysing the way that we outwardly behave. In this section, discover behavioral psychology and how it can be applied in treatment...

Behavioral Psychology aims to understand our actions by analysing the way that we outwardly behave. In this section, discover behavioral psychology and how it can be applied in treatment...


Aversion Therapy Aversion Therapy

Shock Therapy

Aversion therapy uses the behavioral approach principles that new behavior can be 'learnt' in order to overcome addictions, obsessions or, as demonstrated in Kubrick film A Clockwork Orange, violent behavior.

Flooding Flooding

Immerse to Overcome?

If you jumped out of a plane, would you overcome your fear of heights?

Stress: Fight or Flight Response Stress: Fight Or Flight Response

To Run Or To Fight?

How the Fight-or-Flight response explains stress.

More on Altruism More On Altruism

More on Altruism

Why do vampire bats show kindness to each other, and is it a selfless act?

Erikson's Stages of Human Development Erikson's Stages Of Human Development

Erikson's Stages of Human Development

Erik Erikson's theory on stages of human development

Stimulus-Response Theory Stimulus-Response Theory

Like a Carrot on a Stick

Explanation of how the Stimulus-Response Theory explains our behavior in psychology.

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

What motivates humans? Maslow's hierarchy pyramid explains.

Behavioral Approach Behavioral Approach

Behavioral Approach

The behavioral approach explained: Introduction to the branches of behaviorism in psychology, assumptions of the approach and an evaluation.

Methodological Behaviorism Methodological Behaviorism

Methods in Behaviorism

What is methodological behaviorism in psychology, and how does it differ from other types of behaviorism?

Classical Behaviorism Classical Behaviorism

Classical Behaviorism

Overview and in-depth review of classical behaviorism in psychology.

Teleological Behaviorism Teleological Behaviorism

Teleological Behaviorism

Introduction to teleological behaviorism, a branch of the behavioral approach in psychology. Includes an overview, studies and evaluation of this approach.

Radical Behaviorism Radical Behaviorism

How Skinner Shook the Behaviorism World

Overview of radical behaviorism, including behaviorism and determinism, conditioning, applications of radical behaviorism and criticisms of the approach.

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