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