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NewbieSeptember 21, 2019 at 2:02 amHub Points60
[quote quote=4012]quote TheVioletLily post_id=284 time=1564024088 user_id=313:
Much of what you’re writing about is a from a branch of psychology called “Behaviorism.” It has its application in real life, but it cannot be used to affect or describe the whole of human thought and action. Maybe it works for animals completely, but not people. I would combine it with cognitive psychology, social learning theory, and psychosocial psychology.
Cognitive psych basically claims that people are not blank slates. We are born with personalities that can be molded by own choices.
Social learning theory claims that our personalities are influenced by the teaching, expectations, and traditions of surrounding culture.
Psychosocial psychology claims that our personalities are molded by positive and negative social experiences in childhood.
These three and behaviorism should be combined to create a realistic psychological basis for life simulation games.
YESSSSSSSSSS ALL OF IT. Also love the psych bit there.+1