Why are these two boys famous ?Robert Thompson John Venableshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4TONoI8C2AHow wouldpsychologistsexplainwhat we did?
Try to use these words in yourexplanation :• Biological• Psychodynamic• Faulty cognitions• Learned behaviours• Social factors
WWLT• By the end of today you will :– Have revised your understanding of the differentapproaches to psychology– Have remembered components of each– Constructed explanations for behaviour using anapproach– Have begun to apply your knowledge to a casestudy (Melvin Udall)
It is all to dowith his psychosexual developmentand being stuck at theanal phase – the stoneis symbolic for …No, Freud, you arewrong its all to dowith the make up ofhis brain – he has achemical imbalance- ADHDAbsolute twaddle!Everyone knows welearn by watching andimitating others. Thiskid lives in a rough areaand has watched adultsbeing vandals, he’s justcopying themWell, I am sure you all have yourcontribution to make but I believe youare all wrong! His problem comesfrom faulty thinking about himslef.Somebody called him a “Bad boy” sohe believes he is bad and does thingsto live up to that self image.FreudSperryBanduraEllisDarwinWell I disagree withthe lot of you. It’s theprocess of evolutionand natural seletion.Being good at slingshotand violent obviouslyconferred anevolutionary advantageat sometime. Have younever heard of Davidand Goliath!You are both wrong, itsbecause he is ignored byhis mum unless he doessomething naughty. Hedoesn’t ;like being ignoredso any kind of attention isbetter than none it isrewardingSkinner
PARADIGM• Accepting a particular paradigm is like wearing apair of spectacles. You judge behaviours withreference to your paradigm or approachA paradigmis like a pairof glassesIt changes howyou see the worldSo you judge what isgoing on around youthough the lenses ofyour paradigm
FREUD: Psychodynamic• Link the images : and explainId:InstinctsEgo:RealitySuperego:Morality
TASK• On your table you will have a picture of HomerSimpson and a label for one of the approachesin psychology• Homer has “interesting” behaviours• Using your knowledge, construct explanationsfor Homer’s behaviour using ideas from theapproach you are given
Apply to Demonstrate• Watch the clip anddiscuss what madeMelvin, Melvin?I have OCD !That’s ruff !http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3goWhSqHGLo
Scores on the doors– Have you revised your understanding of thedifferent approaches to psychology ?– Have you remembered components of each ?– Can you explanations for behaviour using anapproach ?– Have you applied your knowledge to a case study(Melvin Udall) ?
PlenaryBaby Wales here!What things aregoing to influenceme ?