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bekhterev in Medicine

Bekhterev

(bĕktə-rĕf, -rĕv)Vladimir Mikhailovich 1857-1927
  1. Russian neuropathologist noted for his studies of the pathology and anatomy of the nervous system. His applications of the principles of conditioned responses influenced the development of behaviorism in the United States.
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