Define classical conditioning imperative


Origins of Behaviorism Outline

Development of behaviorism
Earlier schools of thought
Animal psychology
Limitations of introspection and study of the consciousness
Beginnings of the study of behavior
Why did behaviorism emerge?
What distinguishes behaviorism from other schools of thought?
Ivan Pavlov
Classical conditioning as applied to behaviorism
Classical conditioning experiments in animals
Defining classical conditioning imperative
Conditioning dogs to exhibit reflex salivation
Showed that conditioning was innate
Established the connection between psychology and physiology via the conditioned reflex action

Behaviorism as a separate school of thought
Showed the study of behavior and not introspection as the ideal
Psychology as the Behaviorist Views It
Two-fold effect
Establishment to behaviorism as its own branch
Inspiration for other theorists
Known as ‘the father of behaviorism’
The Behaviorist Manifesto

B.F. Skinner
Radical behaviorism
The S-R theory
Changes in behavior are a result of reinforcements and punishments
Behavior modification
The Skinner box
Inspiration for addictive behavior understanding