two strengths and weaknesses of the biological approach

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Q3a- two strenghts of the biological approach

PARA 1: STRENGTH NO.  1

  • scientific method- biologicak explanations have clear variables e.g. hormones and the area of the brain that can be measured/ tacked and examined.
  • research can measure effect of psychosurgery by measuring changes in symptoms
  • OR effect of psychoactive drugs on certain neurotransmitters by measuring levels of neurotransmitters 
  • these are scientific as they fulfil the aim of scientific method/ research 

PARA 2: STRENGTH NO.2

  • biological explanations propose that physical elements of the body e.g. hormones cause determines identifiable behaviour.
  • e.g. high levels of the neurotransmitter, DOPAMINE have been suggested as a cause for Schizophrenia 
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