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13:33 Nov 26, 2008
English to Swedish translations [PRO] 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.
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
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.
Anders Ryman Sweden Local time: 22:46 Native speaker of: Swedish PRO pts in category: 4
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