Thursday, 26 April 2018

THINK ABOUT IT #36: Martin Seligman

The fear of an organism faced with trauma is reduced if it learns that responding controls trauma; fear persists if the organism remains uncertain about whether the trauma is controllable; if the organism learns that trauma is uncontrollable, fear gives way to depression.

Helplessness: On Depression, Development and Death (1967, revised 1991)

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