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Unformatted text preview: psycholinguists may be, the treatments come largely from the behaviorists' labs. In the field of neurobiology of learning, the central paradigm is classical conditioning and the main theoretical model is the Rescorla-Wagner model. And behavioristic analyses exist in self-management programs, in industry (Organizational Behavior Management), in sports, in parenting guides, and of course in animal training programs for pets and zoos. Anywhere that prediction and control of overt behavior is critical, one finds behavioristic analyses at work. In sum, this answer maintains that, although most psychologists don't know it, behaviorism still is alive and thriving, albeit perhaps not much in the mainstream of the field as it once was....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PSY 103 taught by Professor Schaffer during the Spring '06 term at Point Loma.
- Spring '06