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(A) OUTLINE THE APPROACH [4 MARKS]
LOTS YOU CAN POTENTIALLY MENTION...
· Define the approach... what aspect of behaviour does this approach
focus on?
· What are the assumptions of this approach?
· What types of behaviour is this approach useful to help us
understand?
· Which methods does the approach mostly use?…read more

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(A) OUTLINE THE DEBATE/ISSUE [4
MARKS]
LOTS YOU CAN POTENTIALLY MENTION...
· Define the debate/issue... what are the key aspects of it?
· What types of behaviour does this debate or issue help us to
understand?
· Which methods are linked to this issue or debate?
· Use psychological terminology linked to the issue/debate.…read more

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(B) DESCRIBE TWO STUDIES FROM THIS
APPROACH/ISSUE/DEBATE [8 MARKS]
EASY FORMULA...
· Aim
· Method
· Procedure
· Results
· Conclusion (relate back to the approach/issue/debate)
· x2!!…read more

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(C) DISCUSS THE STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THIS
APPROACH/ISSUE/DEBATE [12 MARKS]
FOR EACH ISSUE YOU MUST: STRENGTHS (Min.2) E.g....
· Identify it (Point) - Usefulness
· Support it with a detailed example - Scientific
from a study/studies (Evidence) - Data collected
· Explain why this is a strength or weakness
of the APPROACH/DEBATE/ISSUE (Explain)
WEAKNESSES (Min. 2) E.g....
- Deterministic/reductionist
- Unscientific
- Data collected
- Methods used.…read more

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(D) COMPARE THIS APPROACH WITH ANOTHER
APPROACH [8 MARKS]
REMEMBER `COMPARE' MEANS BOTH SIMILARITIES AND
DIFFERENCES...
· Choose 3 issues and compare (or contrast) the two approaches on:
- Methods of Research
- Data collected
Remember you must use
- Determinism/Reductionism evidence from AS or A2 studies
- Scientific to support your points.
- Ethics
- etc. etc.…read more

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