- Created by: Mary Moon
- Created on: 11-06-13 13:00
FRITH - COGNITIVE DEFECITS
FRITH suggested that COGNITIVE DEFECITS is possible explanations for behaviours of schizophrenia
Cognitive deficits are impairments in thought processes such as perception, memory and attention.
Cognitive Defecits explain some behaviours of schizophrenia...
Reduced levels of emotional expression
BENTALL - COGNITIVE BIASES
Bentall suggested cognitive biases as possible explanation of schizophrenia
cognitive biases occur when an individual remembers, pays attention too ot notices certain information over others.
This can explain behaviours such as...
Research suggests these are associated with biases in reasoning and explaing social situations.
Auditory Hallucinations: See themselves in terms of their social networks, powerless in compaison to others. This bias leads them to feel worthless. Mistake their inner voice for speech from external source. Bigger the power gap in social network, stronger the inner voice and more control it has.
YELLOWLESS - practical applications
developed machine producing virtual hallucinations to show that they arent real.
Allows psychologists to create new initiatives to improve quality of life
are cognitive biases/defecits cause of schizophrenia?
or is schizophrenia cause of cognitive biases/defecits?
Doesnt consider biological approach genes/neurotransmitters