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Discuss the Behaviourist Approach in Psychology; refer to at least two topics you have
studied


The key idea of the behaviourist approach is that all behaviour is learnt, one way in which this is
done is through classical conditioning. This form of learning occurs when a previously neutral
stimulus is…

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to explain why people become addicted to fruit machines, however not everyone who uses fruit
machines become addicted. This suggests other factors influencing the addiction e.g. personality.
Therefore a more holistic approach may be more appropriate in explaining this phenomenon.

Rats and pigeons are often used as test subjects because…

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