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  1. Discuss the difference between the mentalist’s and the radical behaviorist’s perspectives regarding feelings, states of mind, and unobservable mental events. Is there a special thing called the mind?
  2. Provide a recent example of a situation where you were exposed to, or considered, a mentalistic explanation for your own or someone else’s behavior. How could you shift your thinking to a behavior analytic perspective?

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