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Is association, conditioning, and symbolic learning the same thing? Conditioning (both classical and operant), memory, and others mentioned in the question are considered examples (types) of association by associationism, a school of philosophy in psychology that suggests that all mental processes may be based on similar or proximal mental states. ...


It is called the observer effect or the Hawthorne effect. Also, I don't really know what this is, but I recently stumbled across the term reactivity, which seems to be the same sort of thing.


It sounds like rational behaviour (i.e., it is not a cognitive bias). Monitoring generally creates a closer link between behaviour and social consequences (either rewards or punishments). A huge number of theories capture ideas about how the social context influences behaviour (e.g., social norms). In the work context, you could look at ideas around ...

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