Introduction to Methodological Behaviorism
Methodological Behaviorism is one of many branches of the psychological school of Behaviorism. Like the other branches in this school, it places a great deal of emphasis on observing human and animal action as a means of gaining insight into why people behave the way they do. This is in contrast to other schools, which place emphasis on more internal explanations for behavior, such as the "inter-psychic conflicts" and "repressed desires" of the psychodynamic perspective. Let's take a look at what makes Methodological Behaviorism unique.