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Behaviorism

  • By: John C. Malone
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Just as there are many “cognitive psychologies,” there are many varieties of behaviorism. All behaviorisms hold that behavior (activity) is the subject matter of psychology, in contrast with psychology defined solely as the study of conscious experience. Some forms of behaviorism ...