[Revised entry by George Graham on January 13, 2023.
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It has sometimes been said that “behave is what organisms do.” Behaviorism is built on this assumption, and its goal is to promote the scientific study of behavior. The behavior, in particular, of individual organisms. Not of social groups. Not of cultures. But of persons and animals. This entry considers different types of behaviorism and outlines…
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