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behaviourism

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

n. an approach to psychology postulating that only observable behaviour need be studied, thus denying any importance to unconscious processes. Behaviourists are concerned with...

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behaviourism

David Cohen.

in The Oxford Companion to the Mind

January 2004; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 3286 words.

The central tenet of behaviourism is that thoughts, feelings, and intentions, all mental processes, do not determine what we do.

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behaviourism

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 294 words.

In psychology behaviourism, associated with *Watson and such researchers as Ivan Pavlov (1849–1936), was first of all

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behaviourism

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 294 words.

In psychology behaviourism, associated with *Watson and such researchers as Ivan Pavlov (1849–1936), was first of all

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Behaviourism

Rowland Stout.

in The Inner Life of a Rational Agent

April 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 6424 words.

This chapter sets the scene by considering in partly historical terms the theories of philosophical and psychological behaviourism. This discussion is not a mere digression. It establishes...

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behaviourism

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 103 words.

A school of psychology that stresses an objective natural science approach to psychological questions. Behaviourists usually study the principles of learning, for example, through animal...

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social behaviourism

Overview page. Subjects: Sociology.

A term sometimes applied to the social theories of George Herbert Mead. Mead wanted to distinguish his interest in social action—the observable activities of human beings—from the...

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Behaviourism: mindless psychology

Euan M. Macphail.

in The Evolution of Consciousness

October 1998; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cognitive Psychology. 11518 words.

Behaviourism — the central concern of this chapter — was a theory that was intended to apply equally to humans and non-humans. Behaviourists did not conceive of any fundamental distinction...

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behaviourism

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

n. an approach to psychology postulating that only observable behaviour need be studied, thus denying any importance to unconscious processes. Behaviourists are concerned with...

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behaviourism

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 77 words.

A school of psychology, launched by J. B. Watson (1913), which was very influential during the first half

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behaviourism

David McFarland.

in A Dictionary of Animal Behaviour

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology. 78 words.

A school of psychology, launched by J. B. Watson (1913), which was very influential during the first half

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behaviourism

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 161 words.

In psychology, the methodological conviction that only the body's measurable physical responses to stimuli can be used to determine the

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behaviourism

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 161 words.

In psychology, the methodological conviction that only the body’s measurable physical responses to stimuli can be used to determine the

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behaviourism

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 67 words.

The view that the actions of an individual occur as responses to stimuli. Through constant repetition, the individual learns to

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behaviourism

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 65 words.

The view that the actions of an individual occur as responses to stimuli. Through constant repetition, the individual learns to

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behaviourism

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

P ublished online June 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 55 words.

is a body of psychological theory that is concerned with identifying the conditions that stimulate patterns of human behaviour. In

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behaviourism

Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 54 words.

is a body of psychological theory that is concerned with identifying the conditions that stimulate patterns of human behaviour. In

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behaviourism

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 57 words.

A doctrine in psychology that rejects theories based on *inferences about internal psychological processes—focusing instead on observable and quantifiable

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behaviourism

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 57 words.

A doctrine in psychology that rejects theories based on inferences about internal psychological processes—focusing instead on observable and quantifiable behaviour

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behaviourism

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 322 words.

A psychological theory based on the proposition that all behaviour is learned through conditioning processes as the individual interacts with

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behaviourism

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 325 words.

A psychological theory based on the proposition that all behaviour is learned through conditioning processes as the individual interacts with

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