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Definition of the noun behaviorist

What does behaviorist mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: behaviorists

  1. a psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism

Alternative definition of the noun behaviorist


  1. One who studies behavior of humans or animals.

Definition of the adjective behaviorist

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  1. of or relating to behaviorism

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Classroom Management (2015)

by W. George Scarlett

From a modern, behaviorist perspective, timeout means time out from reinforcement—a way to extinguish whatever misbehavior was being reinforced to continue and even increase. So, for example, if a child is disrupting meeting time by ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Language Acquisition:A Comprehensive Overview of Key Terms in First and Second Language Acquisition (2013)

A Comprehensive Overview of Key Terms in First and Second Language Acquisition by Hossein Tavakoli

behaviorism 41 behavioral psychology see BEHAVIORISM behaviorism also behaviorist theory, behaviorist psychology, behavioral psychology, behaviorist learning theory a psychological theory of learning dominant in the 1950s and 1960s, ...

Google previewDictionary of Theories, Laws, and Concepts in Psychology (1998)

by Jon E. Roeckelein

BEHAVIORIST THEORY whose goal was the prediction and control of behavior, whose boundaries recognized no dividing line between man and " lower" animal, and which rejected concepts such as mind, consciousness, and introspection ...

Google previewDictionary Of Education (2010)

by Ramesh Shukla

Behavior analysis : Radically behaviorist application of behavior modification. Behavior checklist : A list of non-academic behaviors with a rating scale. Used by teachers, parents, or other adults in order to diagnose students as having a ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Communication Theory and Philosophy, 4 Volume Set (2016)

by Robert T. Craig

Behaviorist psychology was a research agenda where behavior, defined as overt , visible, indisputable action, is the basis for analysis (Skinner, 1963). Early psychological behaviorists of note include B. F. Skinner, Ivan Pavlov, John B. Watson, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning (2011)

by Norbert M. Seel

Common to early behaviorist research was a focus on stimulus–response (S–R) associations, and learning was operationally defined as a change in behavior, without consideration of possible underlying mental phenomena. Most behaviorist ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods (2003)

by Michael Lewis-Beck, Alan E Bryman, Tim Futing Liao

On the grounds that first-person reports of one's private consciousness are suspect because they cannot be independently verified, the methodological behaviorist seeks to replace personal introspection of one's own states of mind with ...

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Scrabble value of B3E1H4A1V4I1O1R1I1S1T1

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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