By: William Guilmette
Learned helplessness affects people in many ways, for many different reasons. In older folks, learned helplessness can be mistaken for many other memory associated diseases consistent with growing old. This...
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By: Kathy Williams
Perspectives on Learned HelplessnessLearned helplessness is a sign of depression. Its condition is just as it is called. Learning that you can't do something to the point that you give...
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By: Andrew Planter
A classic experiment in psychology which illustrates the mechanism and effect of learned helplessness is that of the dog in the cage with an electrified floor. At first there is...
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By: Stephen Mark Richardson
Learned helplessness is primarily linked with the work of Martin E. P. Seligman's theory of learned helplessness (LHT). Seligman identified LHT to occur when a person; or animal believes that...
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