Dave Cornell (PhD)

Dr. Cornell has worked in education for more than 20 years. His work has involved designing teacher certification for Trinity College in London and in-service training for state governments in the United States. He has trained kindergarten teachers in 8 countries and helped businessmen and women open baby centers and kindergartens in 3 countries.

19 Unconditioned Response Examples

An unconditioned response is a natural, automatic reaction to a stimulus (known as an unconditioned stimulus). It occurs without the need for learning or respondent conditioning. It is the opposite of a conditioned response which is learned through training and repetition. Unconditioned responses, such as twitching, sneezing, yawning, salivating at food, and eye watering are […]

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11 Functional Fixedness Examples

Functional fixedness refers to rigidity in problem-solving, characterized by a tendency to think of things only in terms of their usual functions. For example, if presented with a hammer, most people would think only of using it as a tool for driving nails. This tendency can limit a person’s problem-solving ability because it can prevent

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23 Achieved Status Examples

Examples of achieved status include a reward or honor, a university degree, self-made wealth, and your profession. Achieved status is defined as a status that you have earned or chosen rather than one that you were born with. This type of status give you a great deal of prestige, privilege, and honor because you’re seen

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