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Time to change the behavior of the unaware!

Reinforcement and punishment pic

Punisher: Any stimulus or event that functions to decrease the likelihood of the behavior that led to it

    • Positive punishment and negative punishment

 

Reinforcer: Any stimulus or event that functions to increase the likelihood of the behavior that led to it; more effective than punishment in promoting learning

    • Positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement

If the stimulus is not given to those who act in wrongful behavior, the behavior is thought to be OK and it continues.

Grow a set and give the actor the stimulus they need to change their behavior!

Don’t be afraid to dish out stimulus!

Don’t be afraid to dish out stimulus!

Don’t be afraid to dish out stimulus!

Don’t be afraid to dish out stimulus!

Don’t be afraid to dish out stimulus!

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Units of Language

Units of language

A sentence—the largest unit of language—can be broken down into progressively smaller units: phrases, morphemes, and phonemes. In all languages, phonemes and morphemes form words, which can be combined into phrases and ultimately into sentences.

Yes, I understand shit is coming out of your mouth, but please don’t confuse your ability to speak as an understanding of what is being said. I get it, your Broca’s area is working just fine, but your Wernicke’s area has no idea of what what is being said. Please take a moment and shut your mouth and try and understand for once that your ability is not to the highest of standards.

It is with utter amazement that these area of the brain were discovered in 1861 & 1871, which in itself is why it is so dam interesting.

 

 

 

 

 

Work cited from:

Frohardt, R. J., Schacter, D. L., Gilbert, D. T., & Wegner, D. M. (2011). Introducing   Psychology, second edition, Daniel L. Schacter, Daniel T. Gilbert, Daniel M. Wegner. New York: Worth.

The Theory

A psychological tendency to convince ones self of satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies, an instance of usually unaware or uninformed self-satisfaction that is stimulated by a constant internal reassurance which provides strength for the possible harmful actions.