Definition of Behaviourist

1. Noun. A psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism.

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

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

Definition of Behaviourist

1. Noun. One who studies behaviour, in humans or animals. ¹

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Medical Definition of Behaviourist

1. An adherent of behaviourism. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Behaviourist

behavioural immunogen
behavioural manifestation
behavioural medicine
behavioural pathogen
behavioural pattern
behavioural patterns
behavioural psychology
behavioural sciences
behavioural symptoms
behavioural techniques
behaviourist (current term)
behaviouristic psychology

Literary usage of Behaviourist

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1. Beneath the Surface: The Experience of Learning about Information Systems by Christopher J Cope (2006)
"behaviourist and cognitivist perspectives on learning are combined as ... Changing a learner's behaviour is central to a behaviourist perspective on ..."

2. Papers and Proceedings of the Annual Meeting by American Economic Association (1918)
"It is well to have presented in this interesting form the fruits of the behaviourist psychology. Doubtless we have not more than begun to realize the ..."

3. The Kingdom of Evils: Psychiatric Social Work Presented in One Hundred Case by Elmer Ernest) Southard, Mary Cromwell Jarrett (1922)
""The behaviourist psychologist will not lay too much weight on the results ... This behaviourist method offers the hope of a short cut in dealing with these ..."

4. Philosophical Essays Presented to John Watson by John Watson (1922)
"On the one hand, many psychologists, especially those of the behaviourist school, tend to adopt what is essentially a materialistic position, as a matter of ..."

5. A Pragmatic Legal Expert System by James Popple (1996)
"... is also one of the ultimate goals of 124 Susskind ( certainly no behaviourist) also stresses the importance of the prediction of judicial decisions. ..."

6. Endocrine Evaluation by Ian Ramsey, Anna Tebb (2006)
"A desire to progress and achieve those goals set out by the game itself is a very strong motive, related by one player to a behaviourist model of ..."

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