(redirected from Behavioral analysis)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.


A school of psychology that confines itself to the study of observable and quantifiable aspects of behavior and excludes subjective phenomena, such as emotions or motives.

be·hav′ior·ist n.
be·hav′ior·is′tic adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(bɪˈheɪv yəˌrɪz əm)

the theory or doctrine that human or animal psychology can be accurately studied only through the examination and analysis of objectively observable and quantifiable behavioral events.
be•hav′ior•ist, n., adj.
be•hav`ior•is′tic, adj.
be•hav`ior•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.


the theory or doctrine that observed behavior provides the only valid data of psychology. — behaviorist, n., adj. — behavioristic, adj.
See also: Psychology
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


A school of psychology that places great importance on learned behavior and conditioned reflexes.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.behaviorism - an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behaviorbehaviorism - an approach to psychology that emphasizes observable measurable behavior
experimental psychology, psychonomics - the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues
reflexology - the study of reflex action as it relates to the behavior of organisms
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
New York, US-based digital experience analytics company Contentsquare has acquired Paris-based Pricing Assistant, a provider of online pricing optimisation and e-merchandising solutions to expand behavioral analysis that includes pricing, product and competitive data, the company said., which had been operating as Clean Creative for the past 18 months before rebranding, uses behavioral analysis to prevent undesired JavaScript execution on websites and in apps so consumers, publishers, advertisers and the platforms that serve them are no longer vulnerable to these types of attacks.
The most effective treatments, however, include applied behavioral analysis as well as occupational, speech and physical therapy.
InBloom Autism Services is a national organization that provides applied behavioral analysis therapies for clients.
10 October 2018 - US-based middle market healthcare private equity fund MBF Healthcare Partners and behavioural executive Vicki Kroviak have formed Acorn Health and closed two acquisitions that will serve as a new national platform for providing home and center based Applied Behavioral Analysis services to children and adolescents diagnosed with autism, the company said.
The software provides behavioral analysis that considers hundreds of factors including a ship's location and speed to offer more accurate underwriting models.
It describes different types of scientific knowledge and forensic practices for the evaluation of criminal cases and focuses on behavioral analysis of the sleepwalkerAEs actions before, during, and after the crime.
Temecula, CA, March 01, 2018 --( TotalABA, with its Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) software for helping people with autism spectrum disorders, enhances its management team, naming two key executives.
PeopleKeys, a world leader in DISC Behavioral Analysis, has been publishing DISC tools for over 30 years.
These include a global device reputation database, device and environmental analysis, behavioral analysis and biometrics, and clientless malware detection.
There are less conversations about the perimeter defense, there are more talks about the behavioral analysis, about the control of internal security.

Full browser ?