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Further Reading
A series of lectures about the debut of Behaviorism, the impact of Gestalt Psychology on the field and, as Behaviorism flourishes, the questioning of free will by Skinner
"Behaviorism as a Theory of Personality: A Critical Look"
This paper explores the theory of behaviorism and evaluates its effectiveness as a theory of personality
Behaviorism Tutorial – from Canada’s Open University
An introduction to behaviorism from Canada's Open University
Definition of Behaviorism
From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
"Minds and Machines - Behaviorism, Dualism, and Beyond"
From Stanford University, this article - by James H. Fetzerm - is a thorough look at the dualistic tradition associated especially with René Descartes, and the behavioristic tradition associated with B.F. Skinner
Behaviorism and Developmental Approaches - Quotes and Critiques
The 20th century debates on the nature of learning, and ultimately on the nature of man, in a series of quotes from the key players in the drama
Dr. John B. Watson
A biography of the founder of the behaviorist approach, from PBS
Operant Conditioning and Behaviorism
An historical outline, with definitions and examples
Operant Conditioning Overview
From the Valdosta State University comes this illustrated tutorial on the mechanics of operant conditioning
Selection by Consequences
An introduction to Skinner's theory, complete with a clear explanation of the basic Skinnerian concepts
A selection of Skinner's writings, abridged and annotated
The Behavioral System
A hyperlinked introduction to Behaviorism, including terminology