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1 RUNNING HEAD: Outlook of Behaviorism Outlook of Behaviorism Levuris J. Smith CRJ 308 Instructor Beth Humm June 23, 2011
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2 Behaviorism Behaviorism seeks to identify observable, measurable laws that could explain all of human behavior. Although psychology now pays more attention to the inner landscape of emotions and thought, behaviorism has had a durable influence on everything from animal training to parenting techniques to the bonuses financial managers receive.
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Unformatted text preview: Behaviorism was intended to make psychology a natural science. During the years when behaviorist ideas were being developed, they were in harmony with the philosophical position of logical positivism being championed in physics and elsewhere. Concepts should be defined by the operations used to measure them, to keep science tightly grounded to observable data and to remove flights of speculative fancy....
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2011 for the course SOC 331 taught by Professor K.g. during the Spring '11 term at Ashford University.

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