Chapter One Study Guide
1) What is lifespan development?
a) Define lifespan development
2) What are some basic influences on human development?
b) Be able to discuss the three topical areas/orientations in lifespan development and what are the defining characteristics of each...
to look back at each theory and explain the different psychological approaches to health and social care practice and then think about and describe the strengths and weaknesses of each one.
Behaviourism has many different strengths and weaknesses. One strength of the approach is...
Steven’s case using nature versus nurturetheory.
Nature: is that which is inherited / genetic background.
Nurture : Our environmental influences ( Physical and Social) which is acquired after conception, ie , experiences
In relation to Steven’s case the Nurture element of this theory. His parents having...
being shown and exposed to violence from e.g. friends, family, a TV programme or video game. This could make the child violent and aggressive as that’s what they have seen, been taught and learnt.
To have a good chance of employment and a high income an education is very important alongside experience...
Theories • His concept is a belief that the students’ accomplishments are pretentious by the procedures used. • This philosophy has a solid positions that are shared with the students
• It constructive and creative foundation.
conveys the realistic skills of the students
• nurtures communication...
Discuss the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Three Main Theories covered in this Module.
This essay will attempt to highlight and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the three main theories of counselling within the module covered this term. The three approaches in discussion are psychodynamics...
human brain to a computer. The strengths to the cognitive approach are that it’s based around science and lab experiments are used to prove this theory. It works well with other approaches and these approaches support this assumption, such as behaviourist. The weaknesses to this approach are that the...
The above demonstrates the principles of classical conditioning.
Describe in your own words what you think classical conditioning means:
Social Learning Theory | Biological approach |
The social learning theory is reductionist as it only focuses on one side of the aspect. It focuses on how behaviour is learned through observation in which they are imitating other people’s actions and behaviour. This can be explained...
Outline 2 assumptions of the behaviourist approach (4 marks)
One assumption of the behaviourist approach is social learning theory, which is learning through observational learning. Behaviour is learnt through vicarious reinforcement and imitation. Another assumption is operant...
the same way. Therefore the results we get from animals we can apply to humans.
The behaviourist approach is a strong support of the nurture side of the nature-nurture debate in psychology. Therefore the approach is very much an opposite to the biological approach with few similarities between them both...
Psychodynamic and Cognitive Theories.
This essay will purport to discuss the case study of Suzy. Suzy presents with symptoms of two mood disorders, namely depression and anxiety. The two theoretical perspectives that will be used are Psychodynamic theory and Cognitive theory. Suzy’s depression and anxiety...
I. Developmental theories and the issues they raise
A. The Importance of Theories
1. Guides the collection of new information
a. what is most important to study
b. what can be hypothesized or predicted
c. how it should be studied
B. Qualities of a Good Theory
1. Internally consistent--...
Essay: The social constructionist perspective suggests that identities are constructed through language and social relations. Illustrate the strengths and weaknesses of this statement with examples of research studies from this and one other perspective.
Identity is a topic that raises many questions and...
we heavily rely on what we perceive from our senses, as they provide first-hand experiences, giving us primary evidence on surroundings and situations. However human’s five senses touch, taste, sight, sound and smell also have their imitations, so therefore they each have weaknesses to the amount of accuracy...
and techniques have been developed to help enhance the quality of therapy for people who suffer from different types of behaviours. Many theories about how and what therapy is and most effective techniques have been sought out and applied. All have different techniques with yet the same goal, which is...
Unit 8: Physiological Perspectives March 15
Social learning theory (SLT), cognitive approach, behaviorist approach, humanistic approach, psychodynamic approach and biological approach.
Social learning theory (SLT) –
This learning occurs from observation, imitation or modeling...
Course: Diploma of Concealing
ASSESSMENT DETAILS Assignment task 2
Unit/Module: CHCCSL504A- applies personality and development theories.
Educator : Deanna Booth
Assessment Name: Case study
Assessment Number: Task No 2
Term & Year: 2012
Week 3 ~ DQ #1
What are the strengths and weaknesses of biological and humanistic theories? With which do you agree more?
The biological and humanistic theories both have strengths and weaknesses. Focusing on nature versus nurture, the biological theory suggests that all behavior stems...