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Keith E Rice's Integrated SocioPsychology Blog & Pages

Aligning, integrating and applying the behavioural sciences

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1988-1996

The Bridge Years

Systems Consultant, November 1988

Oct 88: Due to a misunderstanding with the embryonic Bridge training & consultancy operation who headhunted me, left Hellmann Mitchell Cotts 3 months before Bridge had the financial structures in place to afford me! So used my experience as a buyer and my knowledge of purchasing systems to secure work as a freelance administration consultant with Bradford-based Stylus Graphics Ltd (formerly one of my suppliers at Hellmann) and ICM Ltd in Leeds.

Feb 89: Joined […]

Course Quotes #3

And more of the things they’ve said about these Workshops…

“Fun! Interactive! Engaging! And when the end of the lesson arrives, I’m disappointed that’s all we have time for, until next time! Thank you so much Keith. I’ve loved my time in your lessons.”
– Hannah Hooper, Rossett participant, 2016

“I have really loved being on your course and truly enjoyed every session I attended. Attending your course has confirmed to me that Psychology is something I would like to increase my knowledge in. I hope to […]

Client Quotes

Comments from letters, emails, evaluation forms, etc. Newest comments at the top; oldest at the bottom.

“Our daughter visited Keith for several months for help prepare her for the AS and A Level Psychology exams. During this time, she made excellent progress not only in terms of her subject knowledge but also her exam technique. Keith is an extremely good tutor and built up a great rapport with her, encouraging her to reach her full potential. She is now much more confident […]

The Gernia Variation

Updated: 28 April 2016

For her MeshWORK projects in rural South Africa, Gernia Van Niekerk has developed a more action-oriented version of 4Q/8L It is conceived as a follow-on to mapping via the original Don Beck (2000b, 2002b) adapted from Ken Wilber’s All Quadrants/All Levels concept original (1996) . It is sometimes known as The Gernia Variation.

This works by:-

Structuring needs according to the 6 vMEMES of the Gravesian 1st Tier (Q-1)
Auditing the resources available and surveying the organisations and institutions that must be […]

2016

A Bit of This, a Bit of That….

January-March: Ran a 9-week version of Psychology Topics 2: Stress, Change concurrently at Rossett (Wednesday evenings) and Shipley College (Thursday evenings).
Gallery: Rossett participants, March – click on photo to enlarge.

Renata Smolskyte in the foreground; Rex Robinson, Alison Garner and Faye Trainer working on their case study in the background

Suzi Grange working with Alison, Rex and Faye

Renata, Jon Bailey and Penny Pickles working on their case study

Quizzical looks for the photographer

Penny, Jon and Renata making their presentation

Jon makes […]

Older Client Quotes

Comments from letters, emails, evaluation forms, etc, about my work 1998-2015. Newest comments at the top; oldest at the bottom. Go to Client Quotes for comments about my work from 2016 onwards.

“We didn`t actually use Keith in the end but only because my daughter changed her plans and went to college to start completely new courses. Bu5r what I can say is Keith was super efficient with his communications, he considered both my daughter and my concerns […]

Classical Conditioning

Relaunched: 17 January 2016

Classical Conditioning, the first school of  Behaviourism is learning by association – ie: associating one thing with another. The formula is shown in the graphic below.

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NS = Neutral Stimulus
The neutral stimulus on it own  is one that does not normally trigger any notable response.

UCS = Unconditioned Stimulus     UCR = Unconditioned Response
The unconditioned stimulus (eg: smell of food) produces an unconditioned response (eg: dog salivating). An unconditioned response is essentially an […]

Index

“You can’t know what you don’t know” – Chris Cowan, 1998

Updated: 16 February 2017

Welcome to my Blog & Pages where you can learn about me, the work I do, my approach to developing what I call Integrated SocioPsychology and my sociopsychologically-informed views on life – from major events in the world to personal ruminations on my own thinking and attitudes. Go to Key Updates to find out what the latest changes and additions to the site are.

Based primarily […]

Course Quotes #2

More of the things they’ve said about these Workshops…

May 2012: Kristina Benit, Graham Alderson, Liz Parry and Sally Carling making their presentation at Rossett

“The course covered everything that I could have wanted…. I do think this sort of psychology and life skills should be a prominent part of a child’s education.”
– Sally Carling, Rossett participant, 2012

“I enjoyed the course very much – especially the enthusiasm of our tutor and his special way of communicating it.”
– Liz Parry, Rossett participant, […]

2015

Master of My Own Destiny…?

January: Committed myself full-time to my own business.
Commentary: For the first time since the beginning of 2001 I didn’t have some kind of regular employment to return to after New Year. Truth to tell, this decision had been pending ever since we had moved to Bradford in Summer 2012 which led to a massive expansion in the tutoring side of my work.

January-March: Ran an 8-week version of Understanding Yourself & Others: an Introduction to Psychology […]