What are the 3 mechanism behavior?
respondent behavior, behavior based on will (connected with skeletal muscles) and verbal behavior (subject of criticism)
Edward Thorndike experimented with cat's learning to escape a box. The cats learned the effect of activating the escape mechanism led to freedom and food. This enforced their behavior to repeat. The cats did not seem to associate the escape mechanism with gratification when exposed to it in other scenarios. Drug addiction is another law of effect example.
Often people are afraid of others whom they do not know (when exhibiting non-threatening behavior) of due to an evolved response mechanism which can be referred to this as xenophobia (non-technical). This response mechanism was crucial in ancient times to promote sucess of an individual tribal group, as competition for resources such as hunting grounds could pit tribes against one another. In cases where threatening behavior is displayed another evolutionary response mechanism known as fight…