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be·hav·ior·ism

 (bĭ-hāv′yə-rĭz′əm)
n.
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.
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Noun1.behaviorist - a psychologist who subscribes to behaviorismbehaviorist - a psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism
psychologist - a scientist trained in psychology
Adj.1.behaviorist - of or relating to behaviorismbehaviorist - of or relating to behaviorism; "behavioristic psychology"
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