BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY

n. a school of psychology which studies aspects of behavior which are observable and measurable. It makes use of the behavior therory as a basis for understanding and explaining psychological phenomena in a scientific and objective manner. See behaviorism.

BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY: "Behavioral Psychology focuses on the observable, measurable aspects of behavior because these are the ones which can be further tested and investigated."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-psychology/ (accessed November 22, 2020).
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