John B. Watson believed that psychology should be confined to the study of behavior, which is observable and measurable and, therefore, scientific. The behaviorists theorized that all behavior results from effects of the environment. In this assignment, you will develop a presentation that describes the birth of behaviorism and its evolution.
Distinguish between classical conditioning and operant conditioning. Instructions:
What is behaviorism? Describe classical conditioning, including emotional conditioning and the Little Albert experiments. Describe operant conditioning, including reinforcement and punishment.