The Biological Approach (Evaluation)

A simplified evaluation of the Biological Approach in Psychology.

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  • Created on: 12-04-13 18:27
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  • The Biological Approach Evaluation
    • Uses scientific, experimental procedures in its investigations, therefore based upon fact.
    • Provides strong arguments for the nature side of the nature-nurture argument.
    • Has many useful applications. For example, drugs that alleviate disorders such as bipolar.
    • It is reductionist - it explains all thoughts and behaviours in terms of nerves and chemicals.
    • It ignores environmental factors and is over-simplified.
    • It raises many ethical issues.

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