Behavioral Theory

Tori, Elena, Ellen, Peyton

John B. Watson

Did tests on how children would relate loud noises with fear

Ivan Pavlov

Did tests on conditioned reflexes. Studied how dogs would relate whistles and bells to being fed.

B.F. Skinner

Studied how people responded to different things

Subject Matter

Behavioral theory is how people respond to certain stimuli. Views behavior as the product of learning and associations

Basic Premise

How conscious and unconscious people and animals respond to specific stimuli. Focuses on learning through reward and punishment.