- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

School of psychology that explains human behaviour by studying observable and measurable responses to environmental stimuli.

Longer explanation

In a nutshell, behaviourists believe that the best way to understand people is to study their behaviours. Behaviourists put little credibility in psychoanalytic approaches that focus on consciousness, mental states, and ...

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