Definition of behaviouralist in English:


(US behavioralist)

noun & adjective

  • See behaviouralism

    • ‘I shall leave it to others to use a behavioralist sampling and questionnaire method to confirm it.’
    • ‘Neorealists responded that behaviouralists had failed to appreciate the essential characteristics of a systemic theory.’
    • ‘At the same time, new institutionalism recognized that formal institutions were more important than behaviouralists had suggested.’
    • ‘This is a nice piece, which summarizes the behavioralist theory and its implications pretty well for laymen.’
    • ‘For behaviouralists, institutions were relatively uninteresting compared to the behaviour of political actors.’