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Behavioral Psychology

Discover what behavioral psychology is and the major theories behind it, including classical and operant conditioning.
  1. Classical Conditioning (6)
  2. Operant Conditioning (14)
  3. Behaviorists (5)
  4. Behaviorism Glossary (20)

What is Behaviorism?
Behavioral psychology, also known as behaviorism, is a theory of learning based upon the idea that all behaviors are acquired through conditioning. Learn more about conditioning, major behaviorists, and important events in this overview of behaviorism.

Classical vs Operant Conditioning
Classical and operant conditioning differ in several important ways. Learn more about how to tell the difference between these two types of conditioning.

Classical and Operant Conditioning Study Guide
This study guide offers an overview of classical and operant conditioning, including major thinkers and key terms.

What is Behavior Analysis?
Behavior analysis is a school of psychology based on the principles of behaviorism. Learn more about behavior analysis and behavioral psychology.

Drive-Reduction Theory
Clark Hull's drive reduction theory was a dominant idea in psychology during the middle of the 20th-century, but it has all but disappeared today. Learn more about the drive reduction theory of motivation and the important influence it had on psychology.

Stages of Change - How to Keep a Resolution
Learn how to apply the stages of change model to New Year's Resolutions and other goals you make throughout the year.

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