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Behavioral Psychology

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Mylacette Merjudio

on 5 July 2011

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Transcript of Behavioral Psychology

Behavioral Psychology Ivan Pavlov John Watson Burrhus Frederic Skinner Edward Thorndike Classical Conditioning Focus only on OBSERVABLE BEHAVIOR. Believed that all behavior is learned. Phobias are learned through the process of conditioning. He challenged the Functionalist viewpoint, and psychoanalysis with his "Science of Behavior". Wanted to prove that all behavior was a result of a stimulus-response relationship. One of the first researchers to explore and attempt to outline the laws of learning voluntary responses. He developed the LAW OF EFFECT. Behaviorism's biggest supporter. Gave OPERANT CONDITIONING its name. Wrote "The Behaviour of Organisms" and introduced the concepts of operant conditioning and shaping. Clark Hull Principles of Behaviour was published. Published Walden II in which he described a utopian society founded upon behaviorist principles. Albert Bandura Publishes a book called the "Social Learning Theory" which combines both cognitive and behavioural frameworks. Published his book Beyond Freedom and Dignity, where he argues that free will is an illusion. Terminologies Conditioning Classical Conditioning Operant Conditioning Reward and Punishment Stimulus and Response Methodologies Lab Experiments Relation to Psychology Objective Measurement Social Learning Theory Reductionism How was it formed? Relation to Psychology The End
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