behaviourism

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Synonyms for behaviourism

an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior

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"We have a team of qualified vets and behaviourists who are here to help owners gets answers and remedies to their questions."
The Decline of Classical Behaviourist Learning Theory
Dr Bonnie Beaver, a professor at Texas A and M University's College of Veterinary Medicine and executive director of the American College of Veterinary Behaviourists, said to just get over it and remind oneself not to put temptation in the way next time.
Treatment involves raising this threshold, which your vet or a pet behaviourist will be able to advise how to do.
Behaviourists often begin by establishing control with an excercise.
In fact with the emergence of technology in military learning, the behaviourist approach becomes the key learning theory in designing relevant courseware.
Whilst behaviourists like Skinner and Watson worked in the fields of psychology and psychiatry, they wanted behaviourism to be the basis for managing and shaping the behaviour of patients, employees, students, trainees and whole societies.
"Whereas extreme behaviourists have claimed that a scientific
As a qualified professional member of the UK Registry of Canine Behaviourists, he has worked with hundreds of dogs and there are few problems that he has not dealt with.
There's also a chance to get expert advice from vets and animal behaviourists on how to handle pet problems.
Perhaps most philosophically sophisticated among the behaviourists, E.C.
On loan from their native China, eight-year-old Bai Yun and 20-year-old Shi Shi have beguiled behaviourists hoping to mate the endangered animals since they joined the zoo in September 1996.
In this way, behaviourists put primary emphasis on the way in which the environment impinges upon the individual, and how this process leads to subsequent learning and changes in behaviour (Zhang et al, 2013).