Issues and debates definitions

Behaviour is caused by internal/external factors
determinism
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Humans free to choose thoughts and actions
free will
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Human chatacteristics are innate resulting from heredity
nature
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Mind is a blank slate written on by learning and experience
nurture
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Break behaviour down to constituent parts, parsimony
reductionism
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Behaviour only understood by considering whole expeience
holism
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General laws of human behaviour
nomothetic
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Individuals seen as unique with subjective experiences
idiographic
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Idiographic research method
case studies
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Nomothetic research method
experiments
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Humans free to choose thoughts and actions

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Human chatacteristics are innate resulting from heredity

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Mind is a blank slate written on by learning and experience

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Break behaviour down to constituent parts, parsimony

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