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7 Perspectives of Psychology. Different theoretical approaches to understand and explain why people behave and think as they do. Why so many perspectives?. Psychology is an INEXACT SCIENCE Technological advancements change old thinking Psychological theory often product of its times/culture

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7 perspectives of psychology

7 Perspectives of Psychology

Different theoretical approaches to understand and explain why people behave and think as they do

why so many perspectives
Why so many perspectives?
  • Psychology is an INEXACT SCIENCE
  • Technological advancements change old thinking
  • Psychological theory often product of its times/culture
  • Experiments change/disprove old thinking
nature
Nature

Nurture

OR

interactions with and observations of our environments and people

Genetics & physiology

  • All psychology perspectives fall within the spectrum of the nature or nurture question

Nurture 100%

nature and nurture interact

100% Nature

Biopsychology

Psychoanalytic

Cognitive Psych

Evolutionary Psych

Humanism

Behavioral Psych

Sociocultural Psych

perspective 1 biopsychology aka neuropsychology
Perspective 1: Biopsychology (AKA Neuropsychology)

nature and nurture interact

Nurture 100%

100% Nature

  • We are who we are due to biological and physiological causes and their interactions with nurture factors

Biopsychology

  • Biopsychologist study how the following cause us to behave and think as we do:
    • Brain structures
    • Hormones, enzymes, chemicals
    • Genes (DNA)
perspective 2 evolutionary psych
Perspective 2: Evolutionary Psych

Nurture 100%

Nature and nurture interact

100% Nature

  • We are who/how we are due to “survival of the fittest” interaction of our genes with our environment

Evolutionary Psych

perspective 3 cognitive psych
Perspective 3: Cognitive Psych

nature and nurture interact

Nurture 100%

100% Nature

  • We are who we are/do what we do because we actively think about past and present and make predictions about our future as we interact with environment

Cognitive Psych

perspective 4 humanism
Perspective 4: Humanism

nature and nurture interact

Nurture 100%

100% Nature

  • Every human has a desire to achieve to his or her fullest potential; humanists look at environmental factors that are necessary to reach fullest potential and what prevents others from doing so

Humanism

perspective 5 psychoanalytic
Perspective 5: Psychoanalytic

nature and nurture interact

Nurture 100%

100% Nature

  • We are who we are/do what we do due to…bad or good childhood experiences and memories hidden in our subconscious

Psychoanalytic

perspective 6 behavioral psych
Perspective 6: Behavioral Psych

nature and nurture interact

Nurture 100%

100% Nature

  • We are who we are/do what we do due to involuntary reactions to environmental stimuli, reinforcement of behaviors, andobserving and imitating others

Behavioral Psych

perspective 7 sociocultural psych
Perspective 7: Sociocultural Psych

nature and nurture interact

Nurture 100%

100% Nature

We are who we are, do what we do due to…the culture in which we are raised and social expectations and norms

Sociocultural Psych