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Unformatted text preview: • Behaviorism an extreme version of associationism • B.F. Skinner rejected mental mechanism focused on operant conditioning. • Operant conditioning-involving and the strengthening or weakening of behavior, contingent on the presence or absence of reinforcement or punishments could explain all forms of human behavior. Gestalt psychology • We best understand psychological phenomena when we view them as organized, structured wholes Research Methods • Experiments Independent variables-variables being manipulated Dependent variables- outcome responses • Case Studies • Self Reports • Naturalistic Observation...
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2011 for the course PSC 100 taught by Professor Hunt during the Spring '06 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '06