Developmental approach G544

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What are the assumptions of the developmental approach?
1. Both maturation and experience influence behaviour. 2.Looks at the development and changes throughout the lifespan.
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What are the strengths of the developmental approach?
1. Longitudinal - allows us to see changes over a period of time. 2. Has many practical applications and is useful - adds to nature-nurture debate, social learning theory e.t.c.
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What are the limitations of the developmental approach?
1. Lacks generalisability due to samples - may ignore historical and cultural influences. 2. Studies are based on qualitative data which is susceptible to bias.
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What research supports the developmental approach?
Kohlberg, McGrath, Watson and Raynor
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