Definition of neo-behaviourism in English:

neo-behaviourism

(US neo-behaviorism)

noun

Psychology Philosophy
  • A revived form of behaviourism; specifically any of a number of modifications of the behaviourist theory that human and animal behaviour can be explained in terms of stimulus-response conditioning.

Origin

1960s. From neo- + behaviourism, after neo-behaviourist [adjective].

Pronunciation

neo-behaviourism

/ˌniːə(ʊ)bɪˈheɪvjərɪz(ə)m/