BEHAVIORIST

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n. in psychology, refers either to the person or to the school of thought which practices behaviorism. For instance, a person who advocates behaviorism would approach problems and activities using its principles. See behavior analysis.

BEHAVIORIST: "A behaviorist is a scientist who studies behavior based on observable, quantifiable measures."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BEHAVIORIST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behaviorist/ (accessed December 2, 2021).

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