behaviorism

noun be·hav·ior·ism \ bi-ˈhā-vyə-ˌri-zəm , bē- \

Definition of behaviorism

: a school of psychology that takes the objective evidence of behavior (such as measured responses to stimuli) as the only concern of its research and the only basis of its theory without reference to conscious experience — compare introspectionism

behavioristic

play \-ˌhā-vyə-ˈris-tik\ adjective

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1913


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behaviorism

noun be·hav·ior·ism
variants: or chiefly British behaviourism play \bi-ˈhā-vyə-ˌriz-əm\

medical Definition of behaviorism

: a school of psychology that takes the objective evidence of behavior (as measured responses to stimuli) as the only concern of its research and the only basis of its theory without reference to conscious experience — compare cognitive psychology

behavioristic

or chiefly British behaviouristic play \-ˌhā-vyə-ˈris-tik\ adjective

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