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Simply Behaviour - Habits

Simply Behaviour - Habits

By George Hales
Introduction to podcast series from Simply Behaviour. PhD Psychology researcher and clinical behaviour analyst Georgina Hales presents this series on habitual behaviour, learning and responding in humans.
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Creatures of habit don’t go on to become addicts!

Simply Behaviour - Habits

Creatures of habit don’t go on to become addicts!

Simply Behaviour - Habits

Why punishment and social media blockers shape up bad behaviour.
I talk about why social media blockers are not necessarily a good idea and how we can shape up new behaviour around contexts which allow an individual to meet their reinforcer.
April 15, 2021
How punishment escalates behaviour, shapes frustration and increases the risk of fall out!
What is punishment, who does it punish and is it really punishment?
March 31, 2021
Creatures of habit don’t go on to become addicts!
Looking at the Creature of Habit scale (Ersche eat al., 2019) and how it maps onto frequency, impulse control and compulsive factors.
March 19, 2021
Abstinence, Pavlovian Conditioning & Uncoupling The Cues For Addiction.
We talk about using technology, how abstinence works and why habits are elicited.
March 10, 2021
The Habit Podcast Talks About: Stress, Impulse Control, Compulsion & An Acceptance Metaphor For Dealing With Stress
Bite size podcast on stress, how to continue on and how to overcome impulse control. To find out more go to
March 9, 2021
Changing the reinforcement schedule, arranging the antecedents and increasing productivity at home d
Trailing of technology to reduce both wifi and screen time.
February 21, 2021