Watson’s Theory of Behaviourism

John B. Watson famously claimed that if he were to be given a dozen healthy infants, he could shape them into anything; doctors, lawyers, artists, beggars, or thieves, regardless of their background or genetic predispositions. First, he completed experiments with 8-month old Albert. He later applied his theory when raising his own children. In essence, he applied the scientific method to human psychology which he called behaviorism. Support us to educate more parents about Watsons dangerous ideas: www.patreon.com/sprouts 💛 Download the video for FREE and without ads and background music 🔽 🤫: www.sproutsschools.com Read the entire script here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/19I0l9wioyIrFr5Aq2dcbeZCu6DY6Lz5x45oWZpWZAPA/edit?pli=1 Script: Jonas Koblin Artist: Pascal Gaggelli Voice: Matt Abbott Recording: Notienatsu Editing: Oran Charoenlap Creative Director: Selina Bador Made with MinuteVideos This video was made with the support of our Patrons: Avigail, Badrah, Cedric Wang, Eva Marie Koblin, Esther Chiang, David Markham, Denis Kraus, Don Bone, Jakob Dannesboe, John Zhang, Julien Dumesnil, Mathis Nu, Tsungren Yang, and all the others!!! Subscribe to: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-RKpEc4eE9PwJaupN91xYQ Sources: John Broadus Watson (January 9, 1878 – September 25, 1958) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_B._Watson Behaviorism https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Behaviorism Watch https://youtu.be/9hBfnXACsOI The literature of Early Child Rearing https://psycnet.apa.org/fulltext/2014-55587-006.html The Dark Night of Behaviorism http://robothink.blogspot.com/2005/09/long-dark-night-of-behaviorism.html The Sad History of Sleep Training https://www.paperpinecone.com/blog/training-sleep-training-history-behind-question Original Quote: Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and my own specified world to bring them up in and I’ll guarantee to take anyone at random and train him to become any type of specialist I might select -- doctor, lawyer, artist, merchant-chief and, yes, even beggar-man and thief, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race of his ancestors. - John B. Watson Further: Famous play by George Bernard Shaw "Pygmalion" later remade in the movie "My Fair Lady" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pygmalion_(play)

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