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Why is making good choices really difficult

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Why is making good choices really difficult

Can classical conditioning help us get rid of our bad habits? Dr. Ivan Pavlov, a Russian physiologist, in his ground breaking study on the learning theory dealt with reflexive or instantaneous reaction to a conditioned stimulus. Many of us are aware of his famous experiment with a dog where he started with two naturally paired […]

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Our Habits and Operant Conditioning

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Our Habits and Operant Conditioning

Perhaps we can all agree that by changing our behaviour or how we react and respond to situations, we can bring changes to our lives. At the same time, we probably can agree that changing our behaviours or getting rid of our habits is not all that easy. In fact, there is an old saying […]

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Weight Loss in Supportive Environments

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weight Loss in Supportive Environments

The effect of social influence on losing weight Each New Year brings new hope to us. These hopes fill us with the energy to start afresh. According to a small online survey, “losing weight” topped the list of New Year’s resolutions for most people. It is good to know that more and more people are […]

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If you don’t train your brain, you will never lose that weight!

| December 8, 2013 | 2 Comments
If you don’t train your brain, you will never lose that weight!

Is working on your habits the secret to achieving sustained weight loss? If you are looking to lose weight, then you have most likely come across a variety of articles showing the relationship between excess weight and health conditions like stroke, heart disease, diabetes, etc. More recent studies have also found that a high BMI, […]

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