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Good Will Hunting Biopsychological Approach The biopshychological approach to Wills behavior would suggest that he is like he is because of his brain chemistry The chemicals in his brain cause him to respond violently to pressure The make up of his genetics cause him to be the way he is and he would be this way no matter how he was raised This approach would also suggest that he could be changed by drugs to balance the chemicals in his brain Behavioral Approach The behavioral approach would imply that all of Wills behavior is learned and he is a product of his environment He is violent because he was probably beaten as a child and as he grew up he learned to handle his problems through violence He kept up this behavior because he was never punished severely enough to get him to stop He learned that he could go to court and talk his way out of his situations which did not give him any reason to stop doing what he was doing He also learned not to get to close to anybody or open up to them This was learned because some of the people in his life who were supposed to love him had abandoned him Psychoanalitic Approach The psychoanalitic approach would indicate that Wills behavior was from his subconscious mind and were impulses from childhood experiences For example Will was beaten up in kindergarten by a bully later on in his life he sees the bully and starts a fight with him His decision to fight was made subconsciously from an impulse from a childhood experience When he was a child he was also abused by his parents Later in Wills life he often resorts to violence subconsciously due to his childhood beatings Humanistic Approach The humanistic approach would state that Will makes his decisions based on free will and is basically a good person Will is
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