3Watso~1 - Proposed motor theory of thought B.F...

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John Watson (1878-1958) Rejected introspection and mentalistic psychology. Adopted Pavlovian S-R conditioning as the basis for all learning. Adopted radical empiricism (Little Albert). Denied the existence of “mental” images.
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Unformatted text preview: Proposed motor theory of thought. B.F. Skinner (1904-1990) Accepted two kinds of learning: Pavlovian (respondent) and instrumental (operant), both based on association by contiguity. Had no use for theories as such....
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2008 for the course PSY 387R taught by Professor Diehl during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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