With which behavioral psychologist(s) do you most agree philosophically? Why?

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Discussion Question 1:

With which behavioral psychologist(s) do you most agree philosophically? Why?

Discussion Question 2:

What are the central theoretical foundations that support behavioral psychology? What are the central propositions or key concepts of each theory?  What, in your opinion, are each theory’s major strengths and weaknesses?

Read:

Watson, J. B. (1913). Psychology as the behaviorist views it. Psychological Review, 20(2), 158-177.

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Read:

Lattal, K. A. (1992). B. F. Skinner and psychology: Introduction to the special issue. American Psychologist, 47(11), 1269-1272.

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Read:

Goddard, M. J. (2012). On certain similarities between mainstream psychology and the writings of B. F. Skinner. Psychological Record, 62(3), 563-575.

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Read:

Baer, D. M., Wolf, M. M., & Risley, T. R. (1968). Some current dimensions of applied behavior analysis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 1(1), 91-97.

URL:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1310980/

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