An Introductory Analysis of Behavior and Social Theory

1. The Roots of Behavior There are two opposite means of conditioning behaviors: negative and positive reinforcement. Negative reinforcement provokes anxiety and fear, stimulating the amygdala and associated brain regions in conjunction with release of the neurotransmitters adrenaline, glutamate and GABA, a neural event that triggers the hippocampus and additional brain subregions to translate the … Continue reading An Introductory Analysis of Behavior and Social Theory