Behaviourist approach

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What is a limitation of the behaviourist perspective?
It is very difficult to separate the effects of social influences from the individual
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What is a limitation of the behaviourist perspective?
It has high reliability
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What is a strength of the behaviourist perspective?
It is ethical
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Research related to animals cannot be applied to humans?
False
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What is a strength of the behaviourist perspective?
Uses scientific methods of research because the experiments are objective, measurable and observable. An example of this is Bandura's bobo doll study of aggression
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The behaviourist approach is scientific?
True
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The behaviourist approach views humans and animals behaviour as the same?
True
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What is the definition of social learning theory?
people learn from one another, via observation, imitation, and modelling
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What is the definition of classical conditioning?
two stimuli are linked together to produce a new learned response in a person or animal.
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What is the definition of operant conditioning?
a learning process through which the strength of a behavior is modified by reinforcement or punishment.
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What is positive reinforcement?
the process of encouraging or a pattern of behaviour by offering reward when the behaviour is exhibited.
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What is negative reinforcement?
a response or behaviour is strengthened by stopping, removing, or avoiding a negative outcome.
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Which theory did Bandura's study support?
Social Learning Theory
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Which theory did Chaney's study not support?
Social Learning Theory
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