Class highlights on behaviorism
First, for transition — Pragmatism of James (and sort of Peirce)
Then – Watson – from Pavlov, animal work. Watson dissertation on white rat. Under Angell at Chicago. Angell classed as functionalist as opposed to structuralist, but still interested in consciousness.
Watson “manifesto” of 1913. Goal of psychology? Emphasis on behavior.
Background in Pavlov classical conditioning (a mechanism of association).
Later — Hull, Skinner
Hull was S-R Learning Theory
Skinner was R – S That is, operant conditioning
Anyone heard of ABA? Applied Behavior Analysis