Approaches to Psychology | Report

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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................31. Behaviorist approach to psychology and factors on the source material that would be ofinterest to a behaviorist and strengths and weaknesses of this approach.....................................32. Physiological approach to psychology and factors on the source material that would be ofinterest to a Physiological psychologist and strengths and weaknesses of this approach...........43. Social approach to psychology and factors on the source material that would be of interestto a psychologist and strengths and weaknesses of this approach...............................................54. Research question relates with the issues raised with the source ...........................................6CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................92
INTRODUCTIONPsychology is termed as an effective approach that ensure proper study of behaviour andmind that results in gaining conscious and unconscious experience among the individual.Therefore, to understand the behaviour psychologist is been hired for understanding the mentalactivities as well as social behaviour of individual. The present report focuses on understandingthe different approaches to the psychology and determining the certain factors that would interestto the psychologist. Along with this, it would also gain the insight knowledge regarding theirstrength and weaknesses of the respective approaches. Lastly it would also engage indetermining the research methods in psychology that mainly include understanding differentexperimental and non-experimental methods with assessing both the methods strength andweaknesses. 1. Behaviorist approach to psychology and factors on the source material that would be ofinterest to a behaviorist and strengths and weaknesses of this approachThe foremost or key approach to the psychology include behaviourist approach it isconsider as a systematic approach that mainly focuses on understanding the behaviour of humanas well as animal. This approach to the psychology mainly reflect that with the certain stimuliwithin the external environment results in producing positive response of the behaviour amonganimal or human (McNamara, 2013). On the other hand, behaviourist approach also includeengaging in the reinforcement activities so that individual may easily motivated in responding tothe stimulus. Along with this, through considering the case scenario of Lewis he was impulsiveand occasionally aggressive sometimes that may lead to engage in different behaviours.Therefore, the changing and impulsive behaviour among the Lewis is consider as the majorfactor that would be interested to the psychologist. Along with this, through considering the casescenario there were also some emotional terms that were associated with the Lewis that mainlyinclude engaging in laughing when other were been upset at their work (Zuckerman, 2014).Along with this, considering this approach to the psychology there are other factor that would beinterested to the behaviourist include stimulus-response among the individual. With implementing the behaviourist approach to psychology into the case scenario, thereare different advantages and disadvantages related with this approach it mainly include that theforemost strength of the approach is that it is scientific in nature, the theory is highly applicable3

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