Brainstorm: 19th September psychology homework ("Operant…
Brainstorm: 19th September psychology homework
The word suggests a summary of a point.
The word suggests giving the positives and negatives and weighing them against each other.
"The behaviourist approach"
This is the main topic of the essay question.
Extended Pavlovs research
Allowed us to be able to generalise on animals
Didn't know how far the conditioning would go and how much it would effect Little Albert
Pavlov and his dogs
Theory was supported with evidence
Unknown long term effect
Some said it can't be generalised to fit humans
Classical conditioning is learning by association
Learning due to positive and/or negative consequenses
Skinner came up with a theory and supported it with valid evidence
Poor ecological validity
As a result we can help people who have phobias
Can help reform offendors
Helps control students behaviour
Its a way of manipulation