Strengths and weaknesses of the behaviourist approach

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  • Strengths and weaknesses of the Behaviourist Approach
    • Strengths
      • Scientific = Falsifiability
      • Successfull Applications
      • Measurable and easily Analysed
    • Weaknesses
      • Reductionist
        • simplifies complex behaviours
        • Ignores individual differences
        • ignores the other approaches
      • Deterministic
        • Ignores freewill
      • Based alot on animal studies despite the risks of generalising to humans


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