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English definition of “behaviourism”

behaviourism

noun [U] UK specialized (US behaviorism)     /bɪˈheɪ.vjə.rɪ.zəm/ US  /-vjɚ.ɪ-/
the theory that the study of the human mind should be based on people's actions and behaviour , and not on what they say that they think or feel Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personality behaviourist (US behaviorist)     /bɪˈheɪ.vjə.rɪst/ US  /-vjɚ.ɪst/ adjective, noun [C] He's written a behaviourist account of the emotions .Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personality
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