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The behaviourist approach emphasises what about behaviour and mental processes?

The behaviourist approach emphasises that we learn from experience, punishments and rewards.


Which approach refers to the human mind as a computer?

The cognitive approach describes that the human brain is similar to a computer in the way a person thinks and mental thought processes.


Social learning approach is the idea that...

...behaviour is a result of other people's behaviour.


True or false? The Humanistic approach states that behaviour is influenced by our own perception of ourselves and how close this is to our 'Ideal self'.



Genes, hormones, chemicals in the brain, evolution are examples of...

...the biological approach.


What would a person of Psychodynamic approach influence believe influences our behaviour?

Behaviour is a result of our unconscious mind e.g drives, fears, desires and childhood memories.