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Learned helplessness is behavior typical of a human or non-huma...

wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016
Learned helplessness is behavior typical of a human or non-human animal and occurs where an animal endures repeatedly painful or otherwise aversive stimuli which it is unable to escape or avoid. After such experience, the organism often fails to learn or accept "escape" or "avoidance" in new situations where such behavior would likely be effective. In other words, the organism learned that it is helpless in situations where there is a presence of aversive stimuli and has accepted that it has lost con
learned helplessness

4 Reasons We Blind Ourselves to Our Bad Relationships

Psychology Today (blog) - 22 Sep 2018
One particular way this can wreak havoc is through learned helplessness, which happens when someone significantly underestimates the amount of control they have in a situation, usually because they've gotten too used to having little control in a real ...
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Nation must learn we are not helpless

Boston Herald - 29 Aug 2018
Mental health experts call it “Learned Helplessness.” It is a psychological disorder, as real as a toothache, and, as its name suggests, far more debilitating. It is seen as an indicator of the onset of depression, a condition suffered by millions ...
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About Last Night: Daniel Vogelbach Hit a Grand Slam

Lookout Landing - 18 Sep 2018
The learned helplessness of a stretch of bad baseball reaches a point where you don't know what to do, exactly, any more. The entire telos of the game is to win; other parameters on and off the field dictate the lanes we choose to stay in while seeking ...
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Husband's horror legacy blamed in $300k fraud appeal

Sunshine Coast Daily - 20 Sep 2018
He said battered wife victims displayed PTSD, "learned helplessness” and sometimes clinical depression. Mr Holt said Cammy Lentini was a dangerous man with "narcissistic and psychopathic” traits. Appearing with Mr Holt for Lentini, barrister Tony ...
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The power of financial freedom

The Australian - 31 Aug 2018
It's hard to break free if you have no financial means; you can enter a state of learned helplessness. Conversely, reckless personal spending, beyond a couple's means, can be a form of financial violence too. That's emotional manipulation. Theft.
learned helplessness

Treat her equally

The Hans India - 21 Sep 2018
Since childhood girls are expected to help around the house while boys are waited upon,teaching them a “learned helplessness”. This also conveys the message that a home is a women's domain alone, a fact reinforced beyond doubt in all school textbooks.
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Psychologists Are Standing Up Against Torture at Gitmo

The Nation. - 11 Sep 2018
In 2002, at the invitation of CIA personnel, he lectured on learned helplessness at the Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape school where US military are trained to resist torture. Seligman claims he had no idea how his work was being used until ...
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Ecotourism only makes sense if we all talk to each other

The National - 20 Sep 2018
Long-term “learned helplessness” was combated by the reintroduction of traditional, sustainable fishing rights backed by legislation – and it's worked. The book also looks at unsuccessful interventions, such as a well water programme in Bangladesh, ...
learned helplessness

Sex Differences in Comorbid Chronic Pain and Depression Examined

Clinical Pain Advisor - 13 Sep 2018
For 4 weeks after peripheral nerve injury, male and female mice were assessed using a battery of tests to measure anxiolytic behavior, anhedonia, learned helplessness, and sensory thresholds. The results indicated that both male and female mice ...
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LING | Free Grimes

Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun - 11 Sep 2018
In an interview with The Independent, author of Radical Technologies, Adam Greenfield, talks about a learned helplessness- the acceptance and agreement to whatever technology appears on the scene simply because the general public doesn't feel that ...
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Hating the wrong tech people for the right reasons

TechCrunch - 26 Aug 2018
There's a reason why there have been no mobs on Wall Street since the Occupy movement dissipated, and it is, I think, sadly, learned helplessness and despair. People don't protest the parasites of the financial industry, or the military-industrial ...
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How Psychologists Are Taking A Stand Against Torture

HuffPost - 11 Sep 2018
In 2002, at the invitation of CIA personnel, he lectured on learned helplessness at the Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape school where U.S. military are trained to resist torture. Seligman claims he had no idea how his work was being used until ...
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The power of unlearning 'learned helplessness'

GreenBiz - 13 Jul 2018
It turns out there's a term for this: learned helplessness, the condition in which a person — or in this case, I'd posit, society as a collective — "suffers from a sense of powerlessness, arising from a traumatic event or persistent failure to ...
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The Day After... Real Madrid v. Roma

Chiesa Di Totti - 20 Sep 2018
That gap in quality on display - the sheer range of options Real had in which to both see Roma's bet and raise - would have been greeted by 'learned helplessness' and 7-1 meltdowns back in the day. It'd lead to the Roma team looking around to their ...

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