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Behaviorism: Quiz


Question 1: Cultural analysis has always been at the philosophical core of Radical Behaviorism from the early days (As seen in Skinner's ________, Science & Human Behavior, Beyond Freedom & Dignity, and About Behaviorism.)
Utopian and dystopian fictionNew AtlantisWalden TwoB. F. Skinner

Question 2: Methodological: The behaviorism of Watson; the objective study of behavior; no mental life, no internal states; thought is ________ speech.
Intelligence (information gathering)Classified informationEspionageSecrecy

Question 3: [19] RFT also forms the empirical basis for the highly successful and data-driven ________ (ACT).
PsychologyMajor depressive disorderAcceptance and commitment therapyCognitive behavioral therapy

Question 4: The basic premise of radical behaviorism is that the study of behavior should be a natural science, such as ________ or physics, without any reference to hypothetical inner states of organisms as causes for their behavior.
ElectrochemistryInorganic chemistryPeriodic tableChemistry

Question 5: ________ likewise acknowledges himself to be a type of behaviorist.
C. D. BroadRené DescartesDaniel DennettPragmatism

Question 6: ________ used many of radical behaviorism's ideas in his study of knowing and language.
Willard Van Orman QuineBertrand RussellAlfred North WhiteheadAristotle

Question 7: In logical behaviorism (as held, e.g., by ________ and Carl Hempel), the meaning of psychological statements are their verification conditions, which consist of performed overt behavior.
Rudolf CarnapAristotleWillard Van Orman QuineBertrand Russell

Question 8: Mathematician ________ is also sometimes considered a behaviorist,[citation needed] but he himself did not make this identification .
Hilary PutnamAlan TuringBertrand RussellAlfred North Whitehead

Question 9: Modern ________ has also witnessed a massive resurgence in research and applications related to language and cognition, with the development of Relational Frame Theory (RFT; described as a "Post-Skinnerian account of language and cognition").
Evolutionary psychologyBehaviorismWilliam JamesPsychology

Question 10: [1] The school of psychology maintains that behaviors as such can be described scientifically without recourse either to internal physiological events or to hypothetical constructs such as the ________.
MonismGottfried LeibnizMindAristotle


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