A branch of behavioural learning theory encompasses a reflex response; a reaction to stimulus. Consider the curious example of Pavlov’s Dogs. Upon seeing stimuli associated with the serving of their meal, the dogs would drool, irrespective of whether there was any Pedigree Chum in sight.
After spending just three minutes in the company of Nico Rosberg, I am convinced this man has been a student of the ‘conditioned reflex’. The stimulus in question is a 518bhp, V8-powered Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG saloon; the conditioned reaction is getting this near two-tonne weapon as fast and as sideways as possible, instantly.
God, he’s quick.
McLaren-Honda has finally, finally revealed its driver line-up for the 2015 Formula One season: Jenson Button will partner Fernando Alonso.
Lewis Hamilton scooped the 2014 F1 drivers’ title with a comfortable victory over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
In the end, we got the story we wanted.
One of Formula 1’s most drawn-out ‘will they, won’t they’ sagas has finally been resolved ahead of 2014’s season finale. Yep, nearly two months after Sebastian Vettel announced his departure from Red Bull after the chequered flag is waved in Abu Dhabi, it’s been confirmed he swaps Milton Keynes for Maranello. Seb’s off to the […]