Behaviorism is often framed as a reaction against the subjectivity of introspective methods, and the desire to remake psychology into a more objective, respectable “harder” science. What did Behaviorism gain in this process, and what did it leave behind? What aspects of functionalism did Behaviorism preserve, and why?
Do you see the direction of modern experimental psychology still heading away from Behaviorism, or returning to it?
This question belongs to psychology and discusses about aspects of functionalism of behaviorism.
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