UNIT 1 summarised

abnormality, approaches, aqa, as psychology, asch, attachment, behavioural, biological, biological psychology, cognitive, cognitive psychology, cognitive pyschology, conformity, core studies, ewt, experiment, experiments, freud, individual differences, loftus and palmer, long term memory, ltm, memory, memory. multi-store, milgram, model, model of memory, multi-store, obedience, ocr, ocr new, psychodynamic, psychology, psychopathology, research methods, short term memory, social influence, social psychology, stm, strengths, stress, the body's response to stress, unit 1, weaknesses, wjec, working memory model

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Psychology

The biological approach ­ aims to explain all behaviour and experience in terms of physical bodily
processes.

Assumption 1 ­ behaviour can be explained in terms of different areas of the brain. The cerebral
cortex covers the surface of the brain. This area is responsible for higher cognitive functions.…

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Individual differences ­ the approach looks to make generalisation about people and find similarities.
Biological researches study a few individuals and assume that everyone's biological system behaves
the same way.

Reductionist approach ­ is a part of understanding how systems work, but the problem is that, in the
process, we…

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