Behaviorism – Overview

 

Behaviorism is an approach to psychology which studies outward behaviors of human and animals as responses to environmental stimuli.

 

1.  Historical Progress

A number of discoveries and theoretical establishments have contributed to the progress of behaviorism from its dawn to nowadays. The following are the best recognized milestones… Read more

Timeline

 
2. Principles

The philosophy of behaviorism was first proposed by John Watson in 1915 and further elucidated by B.F.Skinner… Read more

Principles(2)

 

3 – Methods and Applications

Current applications of behaviorism are based on the three discoveries mentioned in Part 1: classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and social learning… Read more

Applications