The Behaviourist Approach - Evaluation

A simplified evaluation of the Behaviourist Approach.

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  • Created on: 12-04-13 18:42
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  • The Behaviourist Approach (Evaluation)
    • Provides strong arguments for the nurture side of the nature-nurture debate.
    • Has provided a number of applications and techniques on shaping behaviour. For example, the use of rewards in education.
    • It ignores the mental processes involved in learning.
    • It rejects the possible role of biological factors (nature).
    • The use of animals in applying laws to humans has been strongly criticised.


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