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One reason for the clearer appearance of the threat or danger reaction in infants
is that they do not inhibit this reaction at all, whereas adults in our society have
been taught to inhibit it at all costs. Thus even when adults do feel their safety to ...
learned reactions to the same problem. But there is another reason, just as
important, but ordinarily neglected by the learning theorists, namely, that learning
is not only of muscular responses but of affective preferences as well. Not only do
Behavior is the reaction of the organism in its efforts to effect a reduction of these
needs through commerce with its environment. All conduct, therefore, is dictated
by need-derived interest" (283, p. 4). "All human behavior is directed toward the ...
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Rated: C+ This book is one of his classics. Not a primer for beginners but an advanced work for his colleagues. Good to ready directly about his understanding of the hierarchy of needs and self ... Read full review
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Better than every self-help book at which I've ever looked, but, after the first Part, still not great. To warrant its thesis it relies upon claims developed less than rigorously, where it doesn't ... Read full review