The Behaviourist Approach

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The Behaviourist Approach

JB Watson (1915) "we're a product of our learning experience and environment"


  • Behaviourism is primarily concerned with observable behaviour, as oposed to internal events such as thoughts and emotion (subjectively, qualitative)
  • Observable behaviour can be objectively and scientifically measured (quantitative)
  • Behaviour must be measured in highly controlled environments to establish cause and effect
  • There is little difference between


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