The Cognitive Approach

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  • Cognitive Approach
    • Assumption 1
      • The Computer Analogy
        • Input
        • Throughput
        • Hardware = Brain
        • Software = internal processes
    • Assumption 2
      • Internal Processes
        • perception
        • Memory
        • Attention
        • Language
        • Thinking
    • Theory
      • Attribution Theory
        • Dispositional
          • Internal procesess caused the behaviour
        • Situational
          • the enviroment caused thebeaviour
        • Covariation theory
          • Kelly
            • Consesnsus
              • How many others are acting the same
            • Consistancy
              • Does the person often behave this way
            • Distinciveness
              • is the situation distinct
    • Therapy
    • Methodology
      • Case studies
        • Cant generalise
        • Idiographic
        • Rich in depth data
        • True insight
        • Qualitative data
        • Investigator interpretation +bias
        • Clive wearing
      • lab experiments
        • Low ecological validity
        • Demand characteristics
        • Highly scientific
        • High controll
        • Loftus and palmer
  • Attention
  • Output
    • The Computer Analogy
      • Input
      • Throughput
      • Hardware = Brain
      • Software = internal processes
  • RET
    • Therapy
    • Rational Emotive Therapy
    • Albert Ellis
    • Replace irational thoughts with rational ones
    • Utopianism
      • Evreything must be perfect or bad things will happen
        • Eg. i must be liked by evreyone or else...
    • Rational thoughts
    • Musterbation

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