Qualification: A-Level Psychology
Paper: Issues and options in psychology
Unit: Issues and debates in psychology
Assessment criteria: Idiographic and nomothetic approaches to psychological investigation.
- Idiographic = Focuses on how human behaviour differs from each other.
- Looks at our unique characteristics and what makes each their own person.
- Nomothetics = Focuses on how human behaviour is similar to each other.
- Looks at common traits upon the majority of humans and why these traits occur in all of us.