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2. A limitation of the approach is

  • It is reductionist as it explains behaviour and thought processes in terms of the actions of nerves and chemicals
  • it supports the nature side of the debate
  • it is scientific so is hard to disprove
  • many useful applications

3. Selective breeding is...

  • a new form of reproduction
  • Naturally evolved species
  • The artificial selection of male and female animals for a particular trait
  • a type of breeding which occurs in specific animals

4. Who supports the biological approach

  • Smith and Lloyd
  • Darwin
  • Darwin and Bock & Goode
  • Bock and Goode

5. Outline 1 assumption of the biological approach in psychology

  • behaviour and thought processes do not have an innate biological bais
  • Human characteristics e.g intelligence are due to our genetic make-up
  • people are the same a computers
  • behaviour is learnt


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