The Primacy of the Initial Learning Experience

The Incredible Gift of Learning
  • Jacob Azerrad
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


Two very important goals for the species Homo sapiens are (1) survival of the individual, and (2) survival of the species. To achieve these goals within the genetic structure of the species Homo sapiens eating behavior was guaranteed by way of food being a very powerful reinforcer. Also within the genetic structure of the species Homo sapiens, survival of the species was guaranteed by making sexual behavior a very powerful reinforcer. As stated in the Bible, man was told to “be fruitful and multiply.” There is no doubt that once again those goals were fulfilled, because this was also the “nature of the beast.” The result has been survival of the species, with 6.5 billion people on this small planet Earth.


Verbal Behavior Human Contact Sibling Rivalry Nerve Cell Connection Child Guidance Clinic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacob Azerrad
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  1. 1.LexingtonUSA

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