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1

The behaviourist approach emphasises what about behaviour and mental processes?

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

2

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.

3

Social learning approach is the idea that...

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

4

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'.

True.

5

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

...the biological approach.

6

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.