Question 3 - Strengths and Weaknesses of the Cognitive Approach

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  • Strengths and Weaknesses of the Cognitive Approach
    • Scientific
      • Memory Models
        • Mind Process Infomation
      • Perceptual Illusion
        • Mind Process Infomation
      • Empiricle Approach
        • Lab Experiments
          • Replicated
            • Variables can be controlled
              • Cause and Effect Relationship
      • Strength because...
        • Cognitive theories
          • Tested and falsified
    • Applications
      • Cognitive Approach
        • Techniques to Improve Memory
      • Piget
        • Contributions to Education
          • IQ tests
      • Developed
        • Rational Emotive Therapy
        • Cognitive Behavioral Theories
      • Strength because...
        • Application in the real world
    • Determinism
      • Cognitive Approach
        • Schemas throughout our life exoeriences
          • The way we are
            • Interactions with out environment
              • Environmental Determinism
        • Thought processes are automatic
          • Our actions - predictable
      • Weakness because...
        • Human mind is like a computer
          • No free will
    • Reductionism / Mechanicist
      • Cognitive psychology
      • Weakness because...
        • Ignores factors
          • Motivational
          • Social
          • Emotional
        • Oversimplifies human behavior

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