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Evaluation points to use on the B questions:
Physiological Psychodynamic experiment ethics Free will vs
Developmen Case study reliability Reductionist vs
t holistic
Individual behaviourist Self report Ecological Nature vs
differences validity nurture
Social observations Control of Ethnocentrism
Cognitive Longitudinal Objectivity/ Psychology as
snap shot subjectivity a science
Qualitative vs Replicabilty Situational vs
quantitative individual
Content analysis Generalisabilit Usefulness.

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Strength weakness
A Content analysis Is a Strength of content A weakness of content analysis
method which is used analysis is that the data is is that it's purely reliant on
to quantify qualitative readily available, this descriptive material it only
data such as makes it an inexpensive provides us information on
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Point Explain Counter argument
Ethical issues are A weakness of research
breached such as method breaching
protection from harm ethical issues is that the
ethical issues are participants with often
there to ensure that develop signs of stress
experiment are or even psychological
carried out under the harm. This will more
name of psychology likely lead to the study
and are safe and being highly criticised
moral. thus reducing its
usefulness by other
psychologists.…read more

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This is due to high due to other
the independent controls of extraneous extraneous variables
variable has an effect variable. The researcher is and so this means cause
on the dependent more likely to be and effect relationship
variable, or has other measuring the correct between the IV and DV
extraneous variables variable and so cause and is not established. This
that wasn't controlled effect is established. This as a result reduces
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Quantitative data allows
reliability to be measured
Study that are A strength of being Stating that people
deterministic state deterministic is that the have no control over
that the behaviours study is mainly focusing on certain behaviours is
are a result of having one form of explanation dehumanising and it's a
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Research methods A strength of the nurture A weakness of having a
add to the continuing debate is that it offers us theory that focuses on
nature versus nurture many research the nurture debate is
debate. Nurture opportunities and this that it's to reductionist
states that behaviours makes the debates useful in a way that it over
are either learnt or because they offer us simplifies explanations
experienced from the useful explanations that by focussing merely on
environment.…read more


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