learned helplessnesseducation dictionary

A tendency to be a passive learner who depends on others for decisions and guidance. In individuals with LD, continued struggle and failure can heighten this lack of self-confidence.

(14 Jan 2009)

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learned helplessnessmedical dictionary

A laboratory model of depression involving both classical (respondent) and instrumental (operant) conditioning techniques; application of unavoidable shock is followed by failure to cope in situations where coping might otherwise be possible.

(05 Mar 2000)

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