PHYSIOLOGICAL approach

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What are the assumptions of the physiological approach?
Our behaviour and experience is determined by our biology. Our behaviour is largely controlled by the brain or nervous system.
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Strengths of the physiological approach
Supports nature in the nature-nurture debate. Very scientific, reliable and easy to analyse.
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Weaknesses of the physiological approach
Reductionist - ignores other factors e..g social and cognitive. Over simplistic - simplifies complex human behaviour and ignores influence of the environment.
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Examples of A2 studies that use the physiological approach
Geer and Maisel, Johansson, Brunner and Gottesman and Shields
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