behaviorism


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Synonyms for behaviorism

an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior

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In terms and conditions of good behaviorism, when we glance deeply beyond our social, economic and moral aptitudes.
Kantor recognizes behaviorism as a forward step towards a naturalistic psychology.
The critique of quantified cognitive behaviorism in chapter 6 echoes the historical materialism framework in chapter 1, but it also makes the discussion of unfree labor in the conclusion a weird ending point.
Behaviorism's rise to prominence spans three generations, and in those generations its doctrines were principally developed and disseminated by three notable scientists.
However, behaviorism has what can be called the problem of description.
I actually do think trainers are using a cognitive approach--because they use terms like "the dog knows," and "the dog wants to perform." Those are terms of cognition, not behaviorism. But trainers haven't had access to the literature.
Watson and Classical Behaviorism (Todd & Morris, 1994).
(8) In hindsight, the Hixon Symposium was more than just a harbinger of the revolution; it was also a veritable seedbed for the revolution's most radical and vital components, those being new theories on human information processing, and a robust challenge to behaviorism, the ruling school of psychology at the time.
Vermond cites studies that use neuropsychology and behaviorism to assess patterns of spending and saving, but she improves upon most "adult" nonfiction that uses the same data by pointing out that such patterns don't doom anyone to a particular outcome.
Based on B.F.Skinner (1930s to the 1950s) who mentioned the Radical behaviorism which included behavioral approach to 'mental life;' not mechanistic; internal states not remitted.
Substantial Relationism: The Ontology of Behavior from the Perspective of Radical Behaviorism.
Such experiments demolish the old notion of behaviorism, which held that rats (and people, for that matter) were little more than stimulus-response machines.
Developments in Quine's Behaviorism, DAGFINN FOLLESDAL
Philosophy of Mind's third updated edition provides a revised edition of the classic, including two new chapters on consciousness to reflect new studies on the topic in science and philosophy, and revising chapters on behaviorism and more to reflect the latest research.
Constructivism is somewhat opposite of behaviorism which is commonly stressed in the curriculum.