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Psychology

Asked by Love · 3 months ago

What is a limitation of the behaviourist approach in psychology?

Here is a limitation in the style of a PEEL evaluation paragraph: One limitation of the behaviourist approach is that it is reductionist. For example it only considers animals, including humans, to be passive and machine-like responders to the environment, with little to no conscious insight into their behaviour. This is a limitation because it fails to consider the complexities of human behaviou... more

Psychology

Asked by Emma · 3 months ago

If the short-term memory is acoustically encoded, why in studies such as Baddeley, have they found acoustically similar words to be harder to recall?

If words are similar, your short term memory has issues processing them because it takes longer to sort out which word is which so creates confusion. Dissimilar are easier because they won’t be as muddled.

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