This lesson will introduce the methods, people, and theories of Behaviorism & Radical Behaviorism and their contributions to the origins of the field of psychology.
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A theory in psychology that studies observable actions or behaviors, not internal mental states.
Developed the concept of Classical Conditioning.
Founder of Behaviorism, 1878-1958.
Founder of Operant Conditioning.
A theory that combines both behavioral learning theories and cognitive theories.
A school of behaviorism that believes that internal mental states are unnecessary to explain behavior. Behavior is determined entirely by outside stimuli and learned responses.