Thinking Mistakes
Behavior Change
Dialectics
100

What is a thinking mistake?

A negative thought that we have often about ourselves or things around us. 

100

What is a reinforcement?

Something that is used to increase behavior.

100

What does the MBTI stand for?

Myers-Brigg Type Indicator

200

Where do thinking mistakes come from/how are they formed?

It usually comes from judgments, assumptions, emotions, past experiences etc.

200

What is punishment?

Something that is used to decrease behavior. 
200

What does dialectical mean?

Two things that are opposite can both be true.

300

Which thinking mistake involves when someone predicts their future negatively without considering other outcomes?

Catastrophizing or Fortune Telling

300

What does it mean in behavior change when something is positive or negative?

Positive means you're adding something, negative means you're taking something away.

300

What is self-validation?

When someone is able to validate their own thoughts, feelings and perceptions. Acknowledging the kernel of truths.

400

What are two thinking mistakes that are similar because they include someone focusing only on the negative AND not paying attention to the positives.

Mental Filter and Disqualifying the Positive

400

What is both positive reinforcement and positive punishment?

Positive reinforcement is when you add something to increase a behavior and positive punishment is when you add something to decrease a behavior.
400

Why do we use validation of others/self-validation?

To help someone or ourselves know that their feelings, thoughts and perceptions are important and valid. To promote acceptance and encourage one to share.

500

Name all 10 thinking mistakes. 

1. All or Nothing/Black and White thinking

2. Catastrophizing (Fortune Telling)

3. Mind Reading

4. Overgeneralization

5. Mental Filter

6. Disqualifying the Positive

7. Emotional Reasoning

8. "Should" Statements

9. Labeling

10. Personalization

500

What is negative reinforcement and negative punishment?

Negative reinforcement is when you add something to decrease a behavior and negative punishment is when you take something away to decrease a behavior.

500

Name the six steps use for validating others.

1. Pay Attention

2. Reflect Back

3. "Read Minds"

4. Understand

5. Acknowledge the Valid

6. Show Equality

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