“Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and my own specified world to bring them up in and I’ll guarantee to take any one 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. ” (1930) John B. Watson Behaviorism Theory ‘Time Line  John B, Watson was born to Emma and Pickens Watson in Greenville, SC.  John graduated with his masters degree from Furman University. 1901-‘03] Married Mary Ikes and had two children. Later he divorced and had two more children with another graduate student. He received his Ph. D and became an associate professor at John Hopkins University. [1913-‘15] He published one of his famous articles “Psychology as a Behaviorist Views it”, also published “Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology”. He was elected president of the American Psychological Association  John published the most famous conditioning experiment: The Little Albert study.  He became a vice president in the J.
Walter Thompson advertising agency  John published Behaviorism  His 2nd wife, Rosalie died. John became devastated and began abusing alcohol.  John retired from his business job.  Johns son William committed suicide. John took out his frustration by burning his unpublished work  He received a gold medal award from the American Psychological Association for his contribution to the field of psychology  On September 25, John B. Watson died in New York City . Little Albert experiment  John B. Watson (Founder of Behaviorism) John Broadus Watson Biography and Accomplishments