PY1 strengths and weaknesses flashcards.

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3a) Strength 1?
One strength of the ... is in the value of the practical applications. (therapy and success rate). TST the .... is strong as it has improved the quality of many people's lives.
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3a Strength 2?
A second strength of the ..... is that it throws light on the very important nature-nurture debate.... TST the .... is strong as it provides an important counter balance to approaches which emphasise nature/nurture. OR TST the ...... is well-rounded.
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3b) Weakness 1?
On weakness is that the .... is very deterministic.... TST the.... is weak as it claims individuals have no free will, which is a very pessimistic approach to behaviour.
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3b) Weakness 2?
Another weakness is that the ..... is reductionist. ..... TST the.... is weak as it explains behaviour in an oversimplified way.
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how to answer strengths/weaknesses questions?
PEET (Point, Elabouration, Example, This suggests that... )
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Practical applications: behaviourist
Systematic desensitisation which works by counter-conditioning to un-learn faulty learning (phobias). McGrath suggested that it has a 75% success rate.
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Practical applications: cognitive?
CBT works by changing negative/distorted thoughts into positive/rational thinking. 90% success rate.
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Practical applications: biological?
Chemotherapy aims to alter levels of neurotransmitters in the brain and brain chemicals. Viguera suggested 60% success rate with Lithium.
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Practical applications: psychodynamic?
Dream analysis aims to make unconscious thoughts conscious in order to resolve them. 83% success rate.
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Nature v nurture: behaviourist?
Nurture - Learn via your environment, Bandura's BoBo doll experiment showed SLT and how children learned through observation and imitation of others.
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Nature v nurture: cognitive?
Nature - internal processes of the mind. Nature - schemas based on our experiences.
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Nature v nurture: biological?
Nature - Behaviour is inborn, e.g. Reimer twins showed that gender is born and cannot be changed, nature always overrides nurture.
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Nature v nurture: psychodynamic?
Nature - 3 part personality: id, ego and superego. Nurture - childhood experiences during psychosexual stages shape adult personality.
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Determinism: behaviourist?
States that we don't have control over our environment and have no control over being conditioned. E.g. Pavlov's dogs had no choice over being conditioned to salivate to a bell.
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Determinism: cognitive?
No control over internal processing of the mind, e.g. Bartlett's war of the ghosts study, ops had no control over changing words to fit in with schemas.
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Determinism: biological?
No control over genes/brain chemistry. Selye said you can't control your stress. Also can't control depression/schizophrenia as it is inborn.
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Determinism: psychodynamic.
No control over childhood experiences or unconscious mind. E.g. harsh potty training and becoming anal retentive.
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Reductionism: behaviourist?
Only look at learning and environment. Doesn't take into account genes, brain chemistry, unconscious mind, processing & childhood experiences.
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Reductionism: cognitive?
Only takes into account internal processing and schemas, doesn't take into account unconscious mind, brain chemistry, genes etc that mat better explain behaviour.
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Reductionism: biological?
Only look at inborn factors, ignore learnt behaviours, processing, environment & unconscious mind.
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Reductionism: psychodynamic?
Only takes into account childhood experiences and unconscious mind. Ignores brain chemistry and genetics which may better explain behaviour.
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