The Economics of Motivation

The economics of motivation was fascinating. I have studied the Skinner box extensively in both the History and Systems in Psychology course as part of my bachelor program and History of Psychology, which was part of my associate program. I always enjoyed Skinner’s emphasis on observable behavior, rather than James’ introspection. In a capitalist society,... Continue Reading →

Theories of Emotion Comparison

Darwin It would seem that Darwin’s theory of emotion deals more with the theory of the expression of emotion rather than a theory detailing the exact mechanisms of emotion. Darwin’s theory entails the underlying premise that emotional expressions necessitate the same emotional state across an entire species (Pinel, 2007). As with Darwin’s theory of natural... Continue Reading →

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