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behaviourismnoun [U]

UK specialized (US behaviorism) uk   /bɪˈheɪ.vjə.rɪ.zəm/  us   /-vjɚ.ɪ-/
the ​theory that the ​study of the ​humanmind should be ​based on people's ​actions and ​behaviour, and not on what they say that they ​think or ​feel
behaviourist
adjective, noun [C] (US behaviorist) uk   /bɪˈheɪ.vjə.rɪst/  us   /-vjɚ.ɪst/
He's written a behaviourist account of the ​emotions.
(Definition of behaviourism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “behaviourism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 行为主义…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行為主義…
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