behaviorism


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Synonyms for behaviorism

an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior

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We then clarify Stephenson's commitment to a naturalistic behaviorism.
Watson (1878-1958) is often referred to as the "father" of behaviorism for founding and naming the movement and setting out its central tenets; and B.
However, behaviorism has what can be called the problem of description.
In academia, behaviorism says operant and classical conditioning are the only approach to canine learning.
John Broadus Watson and the beginning of behaviorism.
In the case of the cognitive revolution, that antagonist was behaviorism.
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.
Beukema's Christian Treatment of the Mentally Ill (2) (a paper originally presented at the 3rd annual meeting of the society) and Bernard Ramm's Behaviorism and Philosophical Psychology.
This five-volume set presents 593 alphabetically-arranged articles treating the history of the field; core aspects of behaviorism, cognitive psychology, and psychoanalytic psychology; diagnoses, disorders, treatments, tests; notable people; and important issues and popular concepts.
Theoretically, behaviorism provides not just a descriptive but an explanatory structure that is widely applicable for many levels of analysis and practice.