... and response. In particular, the belief is that a subject is presented with a stimulus, and then responds to that stimulus, producing "behavior" (the object of psychology's study, as a field). In other words, behavior cannot ...www.psychologistworld.com/behavior/stimulus-response-theory
... flight response?
The flight or fight response, also called the "acute stress response" was first described by Walter Cannon in the 1920s as a theory that animals react to threats with a general discharge of the sympathetic nervous ...www.psychologistworld.com/stress/fight-or-flight-response
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... in response to a joke, to more prolonged, often uncontrollable, cachinnating. Some people laugh to disguise their nervousness, whilst others will make ‘forced’ laughter to appear more amiable to peers in social situations.
... reflex response which we would expect to happen as saliva plays a role in the digestion of food.
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... that a response came about from its effect as punishment or reward. He believed that connections were made in the brain and they got stronger with each attempt to escape the box (Connectionism).
He also stated that the law of recency is ...www.psychologistworld.com/cognitive/psycho-linguistics/language-acquisition
... their responses were observed. The children with strong attachments were relatively calm, seeming to be secure in the belief that their caregivers would return shortly, whereas the children with weak attachments would cry and demonstrate great ...www.psychologistworld.com/developmental/attachment-theory
... panic response usually associated with mortal danger. By forcing the phobic to confront their fear, therapists reason, they will learn that there is nothing dangerous about it. One psychiatrist puts it this way:
If you give a horse an ...www.psychologistworld.com/behavior/flooding
... patient response to these is highly variable. Preventitives include muscle relaxants, lithium, calcium channel blockers such as Verapimil, ergot compounds, anti-seizure medicines, and atypical anti-psychotics.
Magnesium supplements have been ...www.psychologistworld.com/biological/disorders/headaches
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