How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

9 terms

the spiritual person/the physical environment

Transpersonal theory
posits that states of human consciousness & potential "go beyond" our traditional views of health & normality; to "go beyond" the self toward higher levels of consciousness
a quality of the mind generally regarded to comprise qualities such as subjectivity, self-awareness, sentience, sapience, and the ability to perceive the relationship between oneself and one's environment
First force
the psychodynamic perspective; Behavior determined by unconsciousness, instinctual needs to seek pleasure & avoid pain
second force
the behavioral perspective; behavior determined by environmental forces
third force
the humanist perspective; Behavior determined by need for self-actualization, fulfilling human potential to love, create, etc.
fourth force
the transpersonal theory; specifically targeting spiritual dimension
stimulation theory
focus on the physical environment as a source of sensory information that is necessary for human well-being
control theory
focus on the issue of how much control we have over our physical environment and the attempts we make to gain control
behavior settings theory
settings where particular kinds of activities are performed. ex: a school classroom is a behavior setting where teaching/learning activities are performed