Beginning of Behavorism
With the help of skinner he changed psychology with behavorism which is well known today
Helped to understand how people act and think because he had hypothesis and tested them. This helped us understand why people do or act the way they do. He also helped us understand that at different ages comes different learning abilities. This is important so we know when we learn best.
Affecting his time
Watson did most of his research in the early 1900's, this affected his research because he didnt have the equipment we have today and most people were new to behaviorism and didnt always support his claims.