Psychology

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Psychology
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2013-02-13 00:59:07
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  1. elements of consciousness, mental apparatus
    structuralism
  2. functions of the mind, which may require multiple structures
    functionalism
  3. how ideas become associated with one another in the mind, thereby resulting in a form of learning
    associationism
  4. study observable behavior, not consciousness or mental introspection
    behaviorism
  5. study perception and cognitive behavior as a whole. mental phenomena cannot be understood by breaking them down into parts.
    gestalt psychology
  6. understand how people think. unlike gestaltists, they wanted to break mental operations down into parts. how knowledge is learned, processed, and stored
    cognitivism
  7. understand personality by studying the underlying drives and motivators that shape it from childhood. emphasis on pathology
    psychoanalysis
  8. emphasizes conscious experience in personal development, free will, importance of human potential
    humanistic

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