Psychology Assumptions

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1 Assumption of Behaviourist Approach
Classical conditioning- Association. Unconditioned stimulus= Unconditioned response. Neutral stimulus becomes associated with UCS= Conditioned stimulus. CS= Conditioned response
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2 Assumption of Behaviourist Approach
Operant conditioning- Rewards (Reinforcement + Punishment)
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1 Assumption of Cognitive Approach
Human mind is compared to a computer- Information processing. E.G. Multistore Model Of Memory; info enters through senses, moves to short term, moves to long term
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2 Assumption of Cognitive Approach
Controlled by mental processes- Perception, Attention, Memory + Language
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1 Assumption of Biological Approach
Different areas of the brain- Specialised functions. Damaged area= Loses specific function. E.G. Visual Cortex processes visual info. Damaged= unable to see
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2 Assumption of Biological Approach
Hormones- E.G. Adrenaline from Adrenal Gland= Prepares for 'fight or flight'
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1 Assumption of Psychodynamic Approach
Three parts of the mind (tripartite personality)- ID, Ego, Superego: ID= Always present, satisfaction + pleasure. EGO= Present at 2, rational + real. SUPEREGO= Present at 4, right + wrong, ideal self.
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2 Assumption of Psychodynamic Approach
Influenced by early childhood experiences- Psychosexual development. Oral, Anal, Phallic, Latency, Genital
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Operant conditioning- Rewards (Reinforcement + Punishment)

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Controlled by mental processes- Perception, Attention, Memory + Language

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Different areas of the brain- Specialised functions. Damaged area= Loses specific function. E.G. Visual Cortex processes visual info. Damaged= unable to see

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