This lesson will discuss the components that support learning theorists view that habits (behavior) make up the structure of personality.
Environmental signals that direct different responses.
Any stimulus that impels a person into action.
Learned patterns of behavior coming from drives, cues, responses, and consequences (rewards and punishments).
Negative consequence that decreases the likelihood of a behavior occurring again.
Actions or behavior.
Positive consequence that increases the likelihood of a behavior occurring again.
Tend to be nervous around other people and more comfortable alone.
Traits are not good predictors of behavior because the environment may have a bigger impact.