Conditioned reflexes

1904

Conditioned reflexes

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Ivan Pavlov psychology

Conditioned reflexes

Brainwashing

Reflexes

Although we might indeed have spirits and free will, we also have bodies and autonomic responses.

What the Behaviorists learned from Ivan Pavlov and the use of Pavlovian principles in brainwashing military and political prisoners should not be used against behaviorism. The branch of psychology based on investigation of behaviors rather than introspection of the patients teaches us much of human behavior, which, after all, is very similar to the behavior of other mammals.

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