Breakdown of The Biological Approach

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  • Created on: 06-04-10 13:07

This 'Breakdown of The Biological Approach' will define this approach in the following categories:

  • Basic Assumptions
  • Key Terms
  • Strengths
  • Limitations

BASIC ASSUMPTIONS:

- Behaviour and thought processes have an innate, biological basis.

- The mind and brain are the same.

- Human genes have evolved to adapt behaviour to the environment.

- Human characteristics, e.g. intelligence are due to our genetic make-up.

KEY TERMS:

- Chromosomes: The part of a cell that contains genetic information.

- Selective breeding: The artificial selection of male and female animals for a particular trait.

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