Definition of Behavioristic psychology
1. Noun. An approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior.
Generic synonyms: Experimental Psychology, Psychonomics
Specialized synonyms: Reflexology
Derivative terms: Behaviorist, Behavioristic, Behaviourist, Behaviouristic
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Literary usage of Behavioristic psychology
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1. Papers and Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by American Economic Association (1918)
"We are not curious about the great basis of fact which dynamic and behavioristic psychology has gathered to illustrate the instinct stimulus to human ..."
2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"... seemed to be in close touch with American psychology, presented "Some Suggestions as to a Common Ground between Freudian and behavioristic psychology. ..."
3. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"... Miss Washburn finds an important likeness between structural and behavioristic psychology. "Both," she points out, "refuse to allow the interference of ..."
4. Instincts in Industry, a Study of Working-class Psychology by Ordway Tead (1918)
"... since the whole method of the behavioristic psychology is to study any given act — the behavior — objectively, without inquiry into the conscious ..."
5. Principles of the New Economics by Lionel Danforth Edie (1922)
"... and has brought out the advances embodied in modern social psychology, comparative psychology, behavioristic psychology, normal and abnormal psychology, ..."
6. The Psychology of Subnormal Children by Leta Stetter Hollingworth (1920)
"The definition is most appropriately formulated in terms of behavioristic psychology, on the tenets of which mental tests are founded. ..."
7. The Psychology of Social Reconstruction by George Thomas White Patrick (1920)
"... the rich literature of social and behavioristic psychology which was almost entirely addressed to this very problem of human motives in modern economic ..."
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