Psychology Approaches

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Three Assumptions Of The Social Approach
All behaviour occurs in social context: Social situation, other individuals and Groups we belong to. Society and culture are a major influence on our: behaviour,emotions and thought process
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Three Assumptions Of The Cognitive Approach
The study of mental process is important in understanding behaviour. We can model and test these processes scientifically. We can use computers to help us understand the way we process information
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Three Assumptions Of The Developmental Approach
Behaviour in adulthood is affected by our childhood experiences. Behaviour changes as we get older.
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Three Assumptions Of The Physiological Approach
Human behaviour can be explained by looking at Biology. Animal research can inform about Human behaviour. If all behaviour can be explained by biology it can be treated through Biology
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Three Assumptions Of The Individual Differences Approach
Everyone is different and thus we cannot group people by their similarities/
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Three Assumptions Of The Psycho-dynamic Perspective
The unconscious determines much of our behaviour. Behaviour is motivated by our innate drives. Personality is shaped by relationships, experience and conflict over time especially within childhood.
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Two Assumptions Of The Behaviourist Perspective
Behaviour is learnt from the environment after birth. Only observable behaviour should be studied.
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