Meaning of “behaviourism” in the English Dictionary

"behaviourism" in British English

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behaviourismnoun [ U ]

UK specialized US behaviorism uk /bɪˈheɪ.vjə.rɪ.zəm/ us /bɪˈheɪ.vjɚ.ɪ.zəm/

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

behaviourist
adjective, noun [ C ] US behaviorist uk /bɪˈheɪ.vjə.rɪst/ us /bɪˈheɪ.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)

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