Definition of Behaviorist

1. Noun. A psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism.

Exact synonyms: Behaviourist
Generic synonyms: Psychologist
Derivative terms: Behaviorism, Behaviourism, Behaviourist

2. Adjective. Of or relating to behaviorism. "Behavioristic psychology"

Definition of Behaviorist

1. Noun. One who studies behavior of humans or animals. ¹

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Definition of Behaviorist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Behaviorist

behavior modification
behavior therapy
behavioral crises
behavioral crisis
behavioral force
behavioral objective
behavioral pattern
behavioral patterns
behaviorist (current term)
behavioristic psychology
behaviour and behaviour mechanisms
behaviour chain
behaviour disorder
behaviour reflex
behaviour therapy
behavioural disciplines and activities
behavioural epidemic

Literary usage of Behaviorist

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"Psychology as the behaviorist views it is a purely objective experimental branch of ... The behaviorist attempts to get a unitary scheme of animal response. ..."

2. The Problem of Knowledge by Douglas Clyde Macintosh (1915)
"1 See "Psychology as the behaviorist Views It," Psychological Review, XX, 1913, pp. 159, 175. «Ib., p. 166. ' 76., p. 158. •76., pp. 163, 166, 175-6; cf. ..."

3. The Social Hygiene Bulletin by American Social Hygiene Association (1920)
"KMG PSYCHOLOGY FROM THE STANDPOINT OF A behaviorist. By John B. Watson, Ph.D., professor of experimental and comparative psychology, Johns Hopkins ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"The behaviorist maintains merely that all three stages are very significant factors ... The behaviorist is not opposed to using the introspective method in ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"But when we ask the behaviorist to point out in what sense the organism is unique, he tells us, behavior. When we ask: "What is behavior? ..."

6. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1921)
"The behaviorist Definition.—The behaviorist definition endeavors to attain adequacy ... For when the behaviorist defines the subject matter of psychology as ..."

7. Advanced Principles of Effective E-Learning by Nicole A. Buzzetto-More, ed., Informing Science Institute (2007)
"The behaviorist Perspective The behaviorist perspective encompasses research ... In terms of instruction, the behaviorist learning theory assumes that the ..."

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