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behaviourism

noun [U] UK specialized (US behaviorism) uk   /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
behaviourist
adjective, noun [C] (US behaviorist) uk   /bɪˈheɪ.vjə.rɪst/  us   /-vjɚ.ɪst/
He's written a behaviourist account of the emotions.
Translations of “behaviourism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 行為主義…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行为主义…
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