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What is reductionism?

  Reductionism can either mean (a) an approach to understanding the nature of complex things by reducing them to the interactions of their parts, or to simpler or more fun (MORE)

What is drive reductionism?

  Drive reduction theory is the view that organisms learn to engage in bahaviors that have the effect of reducing drives.   According to Clark Hull, primary drives such (MORE)

What is the difference between humanistic evolutionary and reductionism theory?

  Humanistic theorist believe that we are individuals who choose our reactions and behaviors. They believe things like childhood do not influence a being and that a life c (MORE)
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What are some Examples of reductionism?

An example of reductionism type 1 would be like depression is classified as a imbalance of chemicals within the brain. An example of reductionism type 2 would be like depressi (MORE)

What are advantages and disadvantages of reductionism in psychology?

Advantages of reductionism - Reducing behaviour to simple principles can have it's benefits because it makes behaviour easier to understand and develop hypotheses to test. Dis (MORE)