- 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.