behaviorist behaviorist  /bɪ ˈheɪv jə rɪst/


  1. (n) a psychologist who subscribes to behaviorism
  2. (adj) of or relating to behaviorism


  1. In more than two years of studying the island's dingoes, animal behaviorist Rob Appleby has spent thousands of hours filming them scavenging, breeding, playing and fighting.
  2. Some scientists, particularly those from the behaviorist school of psychology, take a more skeptical view.
  3. The behaviorist method of ABA may still be the predominant approach, but Floortime's child-directed, playfully interactive techniques are also changing children's lives.


  • The Surprising Lessons In Storytelling You Can Scratch Out Of “My Cat From Hell”

    The show that features a cat behaviorist called Jackson Galaxy and some unbalanced felines may or may not be your thing. But the show’s exec producer can haz some worthwhile insight into what makes good TV--reality or otherwise. You might call My Cat From Hell (Saturdays, 8 p.m.) Animal Planet’s answer to Dog Whisperer . The show stars Jackson Galaxy (yes, that’s right), a pierced, tattooed ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

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