A Cognitivist Reply To Behaviorism


Moore, R. C. (1984). A cognitivist reply to behaviorism. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 7(4), 637-639.


The objections to mentalistic psychology raised by Skinner in “Behaviorism at Fifty” [Skinner, 1984] are reviewed, and it is argued that a “cognitivist” perspective offers a way of constructing mentalistic theories that overcome these objections.

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