Holism and reductionism

How many levels of explaination does the redctionist approach argue that there is?
3 - High level, middle level and lowerlevel
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what is the highest explainationin reductionist psychology?
cultural and social expainations of how social groups affect behaviour
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what is the middle explainationin reductionist psychology?
psychological explainations of psychology
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what is the lowest explainationin reductionist psychology?
biological explainations of how hormones and genes effect behaviour
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what example of these levels is there in psychological reaserch?
memory can be studied at a higher level: what we remember; a middle level: how we remember it (eposodic, semantic etc...) and a lower lever: locations of memories (hippocampus)
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What is the premise of the biological reductionsim?
since all things are made of atoms, all explaiations of behaviour can be reduced to a physical level
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