Assumptions

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What are the assumptions of the Biological Approach?
Localisation of Brain Function, Neurotransmitters, Evolutionary Influences
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What are the assumptions of the Psychodynamic Approach?
Childhood Experiences, The Unconscious Mind, Tripartite Personality
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What are the assumptions of the Behaviourist Approach?
Blank Slate, Learning Behaviour through conditioning, Humans are like Animals
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What are the assumptions of the Cognitive Approach?
Computer Analogy, Schemas, Internal Mental Processes
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What are the assumptions of the Positive Approach?
Acknowledgement of Free Will, Authenticity of Goodness and Excellence, Focus on The Good Life,
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What are examples of Neurotransmitters?
Dopamine, Serotonin, Oxytocin
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What are examples for 'Localisation of Brain Function'
Occipital Lobe, Parietal Lobe, Frontal Lobe, Temporal Lobe
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What are examples of the Evolutionary Theory?
Altruistic Behavior, Language
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What are examples of Childhood Experiences?
Anal Stage (0-18 months), Oral Stage (18 months - 3 years), Phallic Stage (3-5 years)
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What are examples of the unconscious mind?
Dreams, Bullies and Projection
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What are examples of the tripartite mind?
Someone with a prominent superego might feel excessively guilty. If someone has a high ideal self then everything they do will result in failure
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What are examples of the blank slate assumption?
Dentist = Fear, and Smacking when you do something bad
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What are examples of the Human Behaviour learned through conditioning?
Phobias, The naughty chair
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What are examples of the 'Humans are like animals' assumption?
Pavlov's Dog Spit & Phobias, Skinner's rats & Token Economy System
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What are examples of Schemas?
Our 'criminal' schemas and a teacher's desk
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What are examples of computer analogy?
multistore model of memory by atkinson et al
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What are examples of Internal Mental Processes?
perception of ourself and others, memory in relationships
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What are examples of 'Acknowledgment of Free Will?
Diener et al - ties to family. , Signature strengths
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What are examples of 'Authenticity of Goodness and Excellence'?
Signature strengths, Mindfulness is a free will-based therapy. Taking control of feelings is central to increasing life satisfaction.
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What are examples of Focus on the good life?
Charity work, Mindulness
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