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IN CONTEXT

APPROACH

Reciprocal inhibition

BEFORE

1906 Ivan Pavlov publishes the first studies on stimulus-response techniques, showing that behavior can be learned through conditioning.

1913 John B. Watson publishes Psychology as a Behaviorist Views It, establishing the basic tenets of behavioral psychology.

1920 John B. Watson’s Little Albert experiments demonstrate that emotions can be classically conditioned.

1938 B.F. Skinner publishes The Behavior of Organisms, presenting his theories on how human behavior relates to biology and the environment.

AFTER

1961 Wolpe introduces the concept of systematic desensitization.

For most of the first half of the ...

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