Holism and Reductionism


Holism vs Reductionism 

Holism is formulating an explanation by considering all aspects, not just the individual factors. This is a multivariate level of explanation.

the interactionist is more holistic but uses multiple reduced factors.

Reductionism is formulating an explanation based upon breaking it down to its fundamental levels. This is the simplest form of explanation.

environmental reductionism reduces behaviour down to stimulus and response 


A strength of reductionism is it


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