Definition of Behaviorism

1. Noun. An approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior.

Definition of Behaviorism

1. Noun. an approach to psychology focusing on behavior, denying any independent significance for mind and assuming that behavior is determined by the environment ¹

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Definition of Behaviorism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Behaviorism

behavior modification
behavior therapy
behavioral crises
behavioral crisis
behavioral force
behavioral objective
behavioral pattern
behavioral patterns
behaviorism (current term)
behavioristic psychology
behaviour and behaviour mechanisms
behaviour chain
behaviour disorder
behaviour reflex
behaviour therapy

Literary usage of Behaviorism

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

1. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"DISCUSSION THE AFFILIATIONS OF behaviorism I. In the March, 1922, number of the ... 8j: "behaviorism and Self-psychology are both developments of ..."

2. Sociology: Its Development and Applications by James Quayle Dealey (1920)
"The subject of social structure properly is not a part of social behaviorism. Structure is merely a mechanism, a means through which functioning takes place ..."

3. The Foundations of Psychology by Jared Sparks Moore (1921)
"behaviorism and the Mind-Body Problem.—I leave to the last the exposition and criticism of one of the most striking arguments in favor of behaviorism and in ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1919)
"behaviorism AND THE DEFINITION OF WORDS. The propensity of philosophical studies to lead only to interminable arguments is one of the most striking features ..."

5. Child Behavior; a Critical and Experimental Study of Young Children by the by Florence Mateer (1918)
"CHAPTER III behaviorism AND CHILD PSYCHOLOGY THE study of behavior has come to mean the study of any of the visible and external movements of the organism, ..."

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