[ US /bɪˈheɪvjɝɪst/ ]
  1. a psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism
  1. of or relating to behaviorism
    behavioristic psychology
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How To Use behaviorist In A Sentence

  • The second abandons hope for reductionist exploitation of behaviorist ideas on behalf of materialism.
  • behavioristic psychology
  • Animal behaviourists have been studying these monkeys for decades.
  • For a well-socialized, emotionally stable dog with energy to burn, a well-run day care center "can be the best thing in the world," says Patricia McConnell, a certified animal behaviorist and author of The Other End of the Leash. Dogtopia founder is there for dog day care franchisees
  • This essentially behaviouristic account is exactly what the intuition behind the argument is meant to overthrow.
  • The camp is not run by professional psychologists or psychiatrists, but by educators who rely on a mixture of behavioristic principles, common sense and the enthusiasm of a large staff of college students, many of whom work only for course credit. A Name Tag, And A Voice
  • As leader of the "behavioristic" psychologists, who liken man to a machine, Skinner is vigorously opposed both by humanists and by Freudian psychoanalysts. Top Stories
  • If it is reactions such as salivation, knee-jerks, and simple motor skills, which were the main field of interest amongst behaviorists, introspective reports may not be of great significance. BEHAVIORISM
  • Imagery based on introspection was the main focus in the early development of psychology until the behavioristic approach became predominant in the discipline. Diagrams
  • The traditional mind-body problems thus came to the fore again, having been almost completely suppressed during the reign of (first) phenomenalistic and (later) behavioristic-physicalistic trends of thought. Dictionary of the History of Ideas
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