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13:33 Nov 26, 2008
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Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy
Additional field(s): Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
English term or phrase: behaviorism
Definition from teAchnology:
A psychological theory that claims all mental states can be reduced to statements of observable behaviors. In learning theory, the claim is all learning is based on a stimulus-response relationship.

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  • Behaviorism, along with applied linguistics, which developed detailed descriptions of the differences between languages, had a great influence on language teaching. TESL HISTORY
  • In behaviorism the teacher is the main focus of the class and all the students must often follow the directions exactly as they are given. Articlebase
  • In education, advocates of behaviorism have effectively adopted this system of rewards and punishments in their classrooms by rewarding desired behaviors and punishing inappropriate ones. Department of Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology, University of Georgia
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behaviorism
Definition:
Riktning i 1900-talets psykologi enligt vilken tankar, känslor, motiv, värderingar osv är oåtkomliga för vetenskaplig forskning och att därför endast beteenden kan bli föremål för sådan.
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Definition from Natur och kulturs Psykologilexikon:
Riktning i 1900-talets psykologi enligt vilken tankar, känslor, motiv, värderingar osv är oåtkomliga för vetenskaplig forskning och att därför endast beteenden kan bli föremål för sådan.

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Yes  clauswe
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Yes  C. Heljestrand: Ja, samma på svenska: Behaviorism (IPA: [bɪheɪvjəˈrɪsm]) är en vetenskaplig psykologisk strömning som lanserades av John Watson i början av 1900-talet. (hämtat från Wikipedia.se)
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