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1

What theories support nurture only?

- behaviourist
- social learning theory

2

What theory supports nature only?

Biological

3

What theories support both nature and nurture?

- cognitive
- psychodynamic
- humanistic

4

What theory supports free will?

Humanistic

5

What theories support determinism and state what type

- behaviourist (environmental)
- SLT (soft)
- cognitive (soft)
- biological (biological)
- psychodynamic (psychic)

6

What theories are scientific?

- behaviourist
- biological

7

Which theories are mostly scientific?

- SLT
- cognitive

8

Which theories are unscientific?

- psychodynamic
- humanistic

9

What theories are nomothetic?

- behaviourist
- SLT
- cognitive
- biological

10

What theory is idiographic?

Humanistic

11

What theory is both nomothetic and idiographic?

Psychodynamic

12

What are the practical applications of each theory?

- behaviourist: Systematic desensitisation, token economies
- SLT: modelling positive behaviour
- cognitive: CBT
- biological: drug medication (SSRI)
- psychodynamic: psychoanalysis
- humanistic: counselling