Limitations of behaviourist approach

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Why is the behaviourist approach deterministic?
All behaviour is determined by past experience that have been conditioned.
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Why can the behaviourist approach be called 'environmental determanism'?
Because behaviour is determined by the stimuli in the environment around.
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What is an example of behaviour therapy being unpleasant?
It forces the person to face there object of fear and learn a non-fear reaction to it.
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What is a problem with behavior modification not seeking the underlying reasons for problem behaviour?
Phobias may not necessarily be learnt by conditioning; they could occur because of genetics or observational learning.
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What is an example of evidence that contradicts the principles of conditioning?
Overmeier and Seligman
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