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(A2 level psychology OCR)




Determinism Vs Free Will
Determinism Free Will
This see's human behaviour as a This is the ability to make a
product of forces beyond the choice between certain
control of the individual.
behaviours. Implies that all
Therefore behaviour is
predictable. behaviour is random
therefore can't be…

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Strengths Strengths
Scientific ­ society are more Emphasis on the individual
willing to accept the findings Fits into society's view of
Isolate variables to make it individuals
easier to examine Suggests behaviour is free and is
determined by our past
Weaknesses Weaknesses
Reductionist Not scientific
Mechanist Cannot be tested
Takes…

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