33 relations: American Journal of Psychology, Asymptote, Automaticity, Bad habit, Basal ganglia, Behavior, Behavior modification, Behavioral addiction, Bulimia nervosa, Charles Duhigg, Childhood obesity, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Courage, Fidgeting, Fixation (psychology), Gamification, Habit reversal training, Habitus, JSTOR, Lichen simplex chronicus, Mental disorder, Nail biting, Nose-picking, Obsessive–compulsive disorder, Overspending, Paradoxical intention, Procrastination, Routine, Self-control, Tetris effect, Thumb sucking, University of Illinois Press, Vice.
The American Journal of Psychology was the first English-language journal devoted primarily to experimental psychology (though Mind, founded in 1876, published some experimental psychology earlier).
In analytic geometry, an asymptote of a curve is a line such that the distance between the curve and the line approaches zero as one or both of the x or y coordinates tends to infinity.
Automaticity is the ability to do things without occupying the mind with the low-level details required, allowing it to become an automatic response pattern or habit.
A bad habit is a negative behaviour pattern.
The basal ganglia (or basal nuclei) is a group of subcortical nuclei, of varied origin, in the brains of vertebrates including humans, which are situated at the base of the forebrain.
Behavior (American English) or behaviour (Commonwealth English) is the range of actions and mannerisms made by individuals, organisms, systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with themselves or their environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the (inanimate) physical environment.
Behavior modification refers to behavior-change procedures that were employed during the 1970s and early 1980s.
Behavioral addiction is a form of addiction that involves a compulsion to engage in a rewarding non-drug-related behavior – sometimes called a natural reward – despite any negative consequences to the person's physical, mental, social or financial well-being.
Bulimia nervosa, also known as simply bulimia, is an eating disorder characterized by binge eating followed by purging.
Charles Duhigg (born 1974) is a Pulitzer-prize winning American journalist and non-fiction author.
Childhood obesity is a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child's health or well-being.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psycho-social intervention that is the most widely used evidence-based practice aimed at improving mental health.
Courage (also called bravery or valour) is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation.
Fidgeting is the act of moving about restlessly in a way that is not (socially recognized as) essential to ongoing tasks or events.
"Fixation" (Fixierung) is a concept (in human psychology) that was originated by Sigmund Freud (1905) to denote the persistence of anachronistic sexual traits.
Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts.
Habit reversal training (HRT) is a "multicomponent behavioral treatment package originally developed to address a wide variety of repetitive behavior disorders".
Habitus may refer to.
JSTOR (short for Journal Storage) is a digital library founded in 1995.
Lichen simplex chronicus (LSC) (also known as neurodermatitis) is a skin disorder characterized by chronic itching and scratching.
A mental disorder, also called a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning.
Nail biting, also known as onychophagy or onychophagia (or even erroneously onchophagia), is an oral compulsive habit.
Nose-picking is the act of extracting nasal mucus with one's finger (rhinotillexis) and may include the subsequent ingestion of the extracted mucus (mucophagy).
Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder where people feel the need to check things repeatedly, perform certain routines repeatedly (called "rituals"), or have certain thoughts repeatedly (called "obsessions").
Overspending is spending more money than one can afford.
In psychotherapy, paradoxical intention is the deliberate practice of a neurotic habit or thought, undertaken to identify and remove it.
Procrastination (from Latin's "procrastinare", that translates in to: the prefix pro-, 'forward', and the suffix -crastinus, 'till next day' from cras, 'tomorrow') is the avoidance of doing a task that needs to be accomplished.
Routine may refer to.
Self-control, an aspect of inhibitory control, is the ability to regulate one's emotions, thoughts, and behavior in the face of temptations and impulses.
The Tetris effect (also known as Tetris Syndrome) occurs when people devote so much time and attention to an activity that it begins to pattern their thoughts, mental images, and dreams.
Thumb sucking is a behavior found in humans, chimpanzees, captive ring-tailed lemurs, and other primates.
The University of Illinois Press (UIP) is a major American university press and is part of the University of Illinois system.
Vice is a practice, behaviour, or habit generally considered immoral, sinful, criminal, rude, taboo, depraved, or degrading in the associated society.