Excitatory and inhibitory phenomena

Excitatory tendency is the capacity of a stimulus to elicit a response. Who knows it is a part of human nature. The person who knows how to give a stimulus to elicit a favourable response and the very response which is elicited becomes a habit in three-four attempts cannot be labelled as smart or clever […]

Behavior therapy

Behavior therapy is curative treatment directed toward the cure of a pathological condition by behavior modification techniques. Therefore, behavior therapy is the systematic application of learning principles and techniques to the treatment of behavior disorders. Bwhavior disorder or abnormal behavior, according to behavior therapists, is learned way of behaving that is maladaptive and consequently can […]

Behaviorism

In psychology, the doctrine that all human actions could, if full knowledge were available, be analyzed into stimulus and response. Stimulus is something that stimulates, meaning thereby, that excites, rouses, or quickens thought or feeling. Behaviorism, a theoretical point of view that holds that the subject matter of psychology is behavior without reference to consciousness […]