behaviourism


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  • noun

Synonyms for behaviourism

an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior

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This will be followed by an outline of the theories of learning, together with a description of the characteristics of a language laboratory classroom and an iPodTouch classroom as a practical example of how behaviourism, creative construction theory and constructivism are relevant to the use of technologies.
Discussions on Radical Behaviourism, Cognitive Behaviourism and Systematic Eclecticism received due justice.
In the chapters on language-games Cook claims that Wittgenstein thought both real and invented language-games can be reduced to behaviourism.
1D originates in behaviourism since its focus is on observable behaviours and it is later used as a method for developing instruction.
Preceded by an masterly overview of the divergent character of Psychological behaviourism, Mills in seven chapters presents an accounting, "at a very general level" (p.
He proposes an analytic terminology as ugly as his behaviourism.
1, 16), Peter Murray outlines what he calls the 'proto-behavourist' notions about character and behaviour in the Renaissance, and devotes a chapter to the radical behaviourism of B.
His numerous published articles in philosophy journals usually had single word titles such as Responsibility, Behaviourism and Confirmation.
Interestingly he claims that while behaviourism seems to be monistic it is simply dualism reduced by the denial of mind as a scientific object.