Psychology

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Psychology
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2011-01-08 16:11:47
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  1. What are the 5 major psychological perspectives?
    • 1) Biological
    • 2) Learning
    • 3) Cognitive
    • 3) Sociocultural
    • 5) Psychodynamic
  2. What is Structuralism?
    An early approach that emphasized the analysis of immediate experience into basic elements.
  3. What is Functionalism?
    An early psychological approach that emphasized the function or purpose of behavior and consciousness.
  4. What is Psychoanalysis?
    A theory of personality and a method of psychotherapy, originally formulated by Sigmaud Freud, that emphasizes unconscious motives and conflicts.
  5. What is biological perspective?
    Focuses on how bodily events affect behavior, feelings, and thoughts.
  6. What is the "learning perspective"?
    Concerned with how the environment and experience affect a person's or animals actions. "behavioralism and social-cognitive learning theories"

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