A Level Psychology Issues and Debates Keywords

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Centred on or dominated by males
Androcentrism
An exaggeration between males and females
Alpha Bias
An assumption that findings on males also apply to females
Beta Bias
Seeing the world only from one cultures perspective
Ethnocentrism
Behaviour can only properly understood only if the cultural context is taken
Cultural Relativism
When something can be applied to everyone
Universality
The view that free will is an illusion and behaviour is govern by internal and external forces we have no control over
Determinism
The view that forces outside our body shape our behaviour and that we have no control over these factors (biology, past experiences)
Hard Determinism
The view that forces outside our body shape our behaviour and that we have some control over these factors (environment)
Soft Determinism
An idea we have an active role in how we behave and our choices are our own
Free will
An idea that human behaviour is innate and determined by genes
Biological Determinism
An idea that human behaviour is determined by forces outside the individual
Environmental Determinism
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An idea that human behaviour is determined by childhood experiences and innate drives
Physic Determinism
The view that behaviour is the product of innate biological factors
Nature
The view that behaviour is the product of the environmental influences
Nuture
The view that behaviour is the product of both innate biological factors and environmental influences
Interactionist approach
The belief that human behaviour can be broken down into smaller componenets
Reductionism
Behaviour being broken down that to a physical level (neruons, neurotransmitters, hormones, brain structures)
Biological Reductionism
Behaviours being broken down by into stimulus and response chains (2 names __ __/__ __)
Environmental Reductionism/Stimulus-Response Reductionism
The belief that human behaviour has to as a whole intergrated experience
Holism
A focus on the individual usually relating to case studies
Idiographic
A focus on the majority and tries to create general laws relating to lab studies
Nomothetic
The percentage for 1st standard deviation
68%
The percentage for 2nd standard deviation
98%
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Level 77
Jan 7, 2019
Should be 'Nurture' not 'Nuture'