THE LEGACY OF JOHN B. WATSON’S BEHAVIORIST MANIFESTO FOR APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

@article{Morris2013THELO,
  title={THE LEGACY OF JOHN B. WATSON’S BEHAVIORIST MANIFESTO FOR APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS},
  author={Edward K. Morris},
  journal={Revista Mexicana De Biodiversidad},
  year={2013},
  volume={39},
  pages={156-179}
}
  • E. K. Morris
  • Published 9 January 2013
  • Psychology
  • Revista Mexicana De Biodiversidad
This paper addresses the legacy of John B. Watson’s (1913b) article, “Psychology as the Behaviorist Views It,” for applied behavior analysis, in particular, for four of its dimensions: the conceptual systems, behavioral, analytic, and applied dimensions. I begin with brief histories of behaviorism, behavior analysis, and applied behavior analysis. I situate Watson’s article in the psychology of his day. And, I locate the defining features of his behaviorism in its opening sentence: “Psychology… 

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