noun. the position of some behaviorists which stresses that occurrences at the periphery of a living being, like the laryngeal and skeletal muscles and sex organs, instead of the acts of the CNS.

PERIPHERALISM: "Perihperalism is sometimes referred to as peripheralistic psychology."
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