Behaviorism

[Revised entry by George Graham on March 11, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] It has sometimes been said that "behave is what organisms do." Behaviorism is built on this assumption, and
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[Revised entry by George Graham on March 11, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] It has sometimes been said that "behave is what organisms do." Behaviorism is built on this assumption, and its goal is to promote the scientific study of behavior. The behavior, in particular, of individual organisms. Not of social groups. Not of cultures. But of particular persons and animals....

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