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Approaches & Assumptions

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Approach: Individual differences
Assumption: Behaviour that deviates from the norm is considered abnormal. What makes us individual such as personality makes us act differently. 2)
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Approach: Physiological
Assumption: Behaviour can be explained by physiological changes in the brain. This approach looks at the brain, nervous system,hormones etc.
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Approach: Social
Assumption: Behaviour is influenced by the situation that the person finds themselves in, it occurs in a social context and is influenced by the people around us.
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Approach: Cognitive
Assumption: Behaviour is explained in terms of how the mind works, it acts like a computer: inputting, processing and outputting infromation
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Approach: Developmental
Assumption: Behaviour may be learnt or imitated and is influenced by early experiences
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Perspective: Behaviourist
Assumption: (Nurture approach) Behaviour is learnt from the environment after brith
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Perspective: Psychodynamic
Assumption: (Nature approach) Behaviour, whether normal or abnormal is determined by unconscious forces and drives
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Assumption: Behaviour can be explained by physiological changes in the brain. This approach looks at the brain, nervous system,hormones etc.

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Assumption: Behaviour is influenced by the situation that the person finds themselves in, it occurs in a social context and is influenced by the people around us.

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Assumption: Behaviour is explained in terms of how the mind works, it acts like a computer: inputting, processing and outputting infromation

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Assumption: Behaviour may be learnt or imitated and is influenced by early experiences

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