behaviourism


behaviourism
[[t]bɪhe͟ɪvjərɪzəm[/t]]
N-UNCOUNT
Behaviourism is the belief held by some psychologists that the only valid method of studying the psychology of people or animals is to observe how they behave.
Derived words:
behaviourist plural N-COUNT

Even the behaviourists are beginning to question their own theories about this.

(in AM, use behaviorism)

English dictionary. 2008.