neobehaviorism


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neobehaviorism

[-bihā′vē·əriz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, neos + ME, behaven, behavior
a school of psychology based on the general principles of behaviorism but broader and more flexible in concept. It stresses experimental research and laboratory analyses in the study of overt behavior and in various subjective phenomena that cannot be directly observed and measured, such as fantasies, love, stress, empathy, trust, and personality. See also behaviorism.
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In other words, Stephenson recognized Spence's neobehaviorism as dualistic (Lichtenstein, 1959, 2006; on Stephenson's commitment to monism, behaviorism, and interbehaviorism, see, e.
The literature in medical education suggests a myriad of approaches through which this issue can be addressed, with theories of behaviorism, neobehaviorism, gestaltism, cognitivism and humanism offering some pertinent guidelines.
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Classical behaviorism, or respondent conditioning, gave a different explanation from the neobehaviorism or operant conditioning.
Dollard and Miller's synthesis of Psychoanalysis, Social Psychology and Neobehaviorism was creative in the sense that it opened the door to discussion among the military of a condition as deeply-rooted in human nature as fear.
The 44 readings are organized into sections on the philosophical and physiological roots of modern psychology, Wilhelm Wundt and the founding of scientific psychology, origins of scientific psychology in America, structuralism and functionalism, birth of the new applied psychology, psychoanalysis, behaviorism and neobehaviorism, the new profession of psychology, race and gender and the psychology of social change, and cognitive psychology.
neobehaviorism, and cognitivism in learning theory: Historical and contemporary perspectivas.
Having its own severe, even inexcusable, limitations, neobehaviorism cannot capture the meaningfulness of such a fancy.
Since the 1960's and with the introduction of cognitive variables by neobehaviorism, the anxiety concept has been transformed.
After World War II, the theories of neobehaviorism and structural linguistics were combined as the basis for the audio-lingual method, which relied heavily on rote-style drills, topical dialogues, and emphasis on pronunciation.
See Abram Amsel, Behaviorism, Neobehaviorism, and Cognitivism in Learning Theory (Hillsdale, N.
It is worth considering the history of the intervening variable and its important role in mediational neobehaviorism (Moore, 2010).