models Staddon proposes is an important and, I would argue, necessary step for behavioral scientists interested in formalizing patterns and mechanisms within the science of behavior.
Some students do prefer the drills and memorization of teacher-centered behavioristic
Today the influence of the behavioristic
approach lingers as represented by assertiveness training sessions, progressive relaxation training, and social skills training that are delivered by recreation therapists (Austin, 2004b).
Although all the variability in human behavior cannot be explained, behavioristic
theory is perhaps the cornerstone of this science.
"Educational practice is split between behavioristic
socialization and an emphasis on the development of skills," she writes.
Still, Maimonides came as close as I have known to "frontier science"--exploratory, creative, provocative, in full rebellion against behavioristic
parapsychology, yet not quite settled into a systematic, well-defined alternative.
This model fits with a behavioristic
view of learning as the management of stimulus and response, easily controlled from outside the classroom by identifying exactly what is to be learned and breaking it up into small, sequential bits.
This legacy from the behavioristic
tradition shines through in sometimes more, sometimes less obvious ways--the perhaps most famous example of the latter being Neisser's (1967) definition of cognitive psychology as the study of the "fate of the input".
Morrow and Tracey (1997) state that some educators believe in a behavioristic
approach where reading is taught in a skills-based environment through a prescribed curriculum.
We considered process-product research on teaching behavioristic
, simplistic, and unduly dependent on standardized achievement tests as indicators of product.
So disciplinary techniques seize the bodies of inmates, exercising them, training them, organizing their time and movement in order, eventually, to transform their souls in a behavioristic
Evidently, the processes of 'modeling-mirroring' are rather behavioristic
and cognitivistic (information giving and processing) in orientation.