Strengths and Weaknesses of Behaviorist Approach

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  • Created on: 28-04-13 15:55

ADVANTAGES

- Scientific Approach

  • Uses lab experiments
  • Quantifiable data

- Successful applications

  • Classical conditioning applied in Aversion Therapy
  • Operant conditioning been applied in successful teaching techniques, positive and negative reinforcement develops behaviour in a classroom

- Focuses on here and now

  • Not concerned about events in a persons past

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