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Synonyms for behaviorism

an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior

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When Sartre wrote Being and Nothingness, he combined elements of the phenomenological tradition with ideas from Gestalt and behaviorist psychology to examine consciousness, its relationship to the body, and to the external world and other minds.
this tendency led to somewhat less extreme modes of control: advertising, behavior modification, behaviorist psychology, and social engineering of various kinds.
Chapter 4 (Mind: Religion and the Psychological Sciences) describes and critiques four schools of thought: Freudian psychoanalysis, behaviorist psychology, humanistic psychology and cognitive psychology.
Psi is certainly incompatible with the old scientific worldview, based on Newtonian mechanics and behaviorist psychology.
The title comes from Kandel's observation that advances in the disciplines of behaviorist psychology, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and molecular biology have converged and given scientists opportunities to examine the brain in novel ways.