Yelling, Screaming Tantrums

Screaming Extinction Bursts

How to tell when your opponents are close to losing.

Loosing your cool means you are losing the battleThe louder they scream and holler, the closer they are to losing.  There is a well-known phenomenon in behavioral psychology. That is, when you are extinguishing a behavior, your subject cycles through an extinction burst. This means, they get more aggressive trying to get their way.

When a child is used to getting their way, and suddenly mom and/or dad and/or nanny – does not give them their usual reward, what do they do?  They scream, yell and throw a tantrum.

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