Saturday, July 21, 2018

5 results for 'behavior'

Trying to imagine life without social media

By Shane Joseph, published on Feb 3, 2013

...and decided to share (or bare) all via the instant photos uploaded to my “stream.” Yes, I would have to kiss goodbye to my voyeuristic but engaged life.

Someone recently told me that “there is no going back.” We seem to have crossed a threshold into a new pattern of social behavior that is irreversible. And I am not sure we are unique in that respect. Did people go back on their old habits when new inventions collided with their social lives in the past: the telephone, the TV, the car, the supermarket, the microwave, and canned food? Digitization and sharing has now... (more)

Tags: facebook, life, social media, cities, blackberry, behavior, like, device, politician, twitter., always on, going back, klout

Don’t Just Make An Impression: Create An Amazing Reputation

By Jeisyn Murphy, PhD, published on Oct 12, 2012

...the makeover shows that are now a staple of any “self-respecting” reality programming.

When you’re looking to upgrade your reputation, your mannerisms, speech patterns, and social cues are assessed. We coach you in the areas you need to strengthen. We also train you in important behavioral skills such as persuasion, how to exude confidence, and to develop deep rapport building tools.

Not only is an image coaching session a great way to increase your ability to compete for a job, it’s a fun way to learn about yourself, and it makes a great gift too! Need to make a... (more)

Tags: business, work, behavior, nlp, impressions, non-verbal language, neuro-linguistic programming

What is ABA?

By Alethea, published on Nov 15, 2011

...butt out your car window. Giving a breath mint to your boyfriend. Peeling a banana. Crying after watching Titanic for the 38th time. Jogging around the block in your favorite spandex outfit for 25 minutes. Do any of these things share a commonality? They do in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis, also known as ABA.

ABA is the science of applying the principles of learning and behavior in order to achieve socially significant change. If you have not figured it out yet, the aforementioned are all behaviors - eating, flicking, giving, peeling, crying, jogging, etc. Some ... (more)

Tags: health, weight loss, autism, behavior, wellness, aba, bcba, applied behavior, behavior analysis

Great (and Uncertain) Expectations

By The Savvy Passenger, published on Oct 24, 2011

Is it time for a new paradigm shift in airline traveler etiquette?

After reading Christopher Elliott’s piece on the seeming growing trend of passenger meltdowns and misbehavior[1], I did a little thinking about my own experiences, especially in the past 10 years. Here are a few observations…

When I began my career, the “Tech Sector” bubble hadn’t yet burst. If you recall, there was a period of time when anything and everything that had anything to do with either computers or the Internet was considered golden. If you were to tell a Wall Street investor that your private company... (more)

Tags: travel, airlines, behavior, flight attendants, passengers

Normal Sexual Behaviors, Paraphilia and Addiction

By Maylin Gonzalez, published on Oct 3, 2011

“While human biology is the ultimate basis for our sexual behavior; culture and society are the most important influences on how individuals experience and express their sexuality.” – J. Patrick and Linda Wolfe, anthropologists

This is where variant sexual behavior comes into play and It makes me wonder: Are the boundaries of illness and disorder really so distinct? What is considered ‘normal’ sexual behavior and when is it considered Paraphilia?

First there is the criterias used to define ‘normal’ sexual behavior. Prevalence is where we tend to assume that if most people engage... (more)

Tags: sex, illness, behavior, inkedlabyrinth, anthropology, paraphilia, sick, sociology

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