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Synonyms for behaviorism

an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior

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Similarly, the behaviouralists in their self-conceit have attempted to eschew or abstain from 'ought' questions and try to jettison value judgments, since they are much concerned with the 'is' or empirical questions.
In this article we work within the framework of the behaviouralist perspective, by examining the human costs associated with call centre work in a qualitative and quantitative study.
"Mr Shaw has now presented the court with a proposal that Sam should reside at the National Canine Defence League rehousing centre at West Calder, Midlothian, where he will be working with their in-house behaviouralist in the hope that a rehabilitation programme can be established."
"Just like humans, nature has bred into these animals the need to bond closely with their offspring," says animal behaviouralist Donna Brander.
Debate rages about appropriate labels for these paradigms but for simplicity's sake, let us settle on--in chronological order--rationalist, realist and behaviouralist. The rationalist paradigm dominated in the 1920s, and prescribed world government, the establishment of international law implemented by a world police force, and collective security as the only way to prevent future wars.
According to this behaviouralist model, the firm would make additional incremental resource commitments as it gained experience from current activities; the stages represent possible indicators of the operation of the process model.
The social ontologics of both are also similar, rejecting holist, behaviouralist and symbolic social ontologics in favour of some form of structuralism.
In the process, there is powerfully connoted a psycho-biographical and thus behaviouralist concept of individuality and character, especially of women characters as comprising physical exteriors and psychological interiors to be plumbed and penetrated by missionary males in quest of simultaneous conversion and self-realisation.
Judge Niclas Parry made the order - together with detailed conditions - after reading a detailed expert report by an animal behaviouralist.
David Egan, head of Living with Wolves and qualified dog behaviouralist said of the dog agility weekend , "Dog agility is getting very popular but many people don't know how to get started, or whether their dogs or themselves will enjoy it.
Efforts to define it run the gamut of the epistemological, cognitive, behaviouralist, sociological and semiotic.
Thus the aim of the journal was to develop linkages between Post Keynesians and other groupings of economists, such as Institutionalists, subjectivists and behaviouralist economists, and to emphasise the more positive and progressive aspects of Post Keynesian economics.