a clinical viewpoint emphasizing the understanding of mental disorders in terms of unconsious needs, desires, memories, and conflicts.
the field devoted to understanding how the brain creates thoughts, feelings, motives, conciousness, memories, and other mental processes.
the psychological perspective emphasizing mental health and mental illness. Psycho-dynamic and humanistic psychology are variations on this view.
a psychological perspective that finds the source of our actions in environmental stimuli, rather than in inner mental processes.
a comples blend of language, beliefs, customs, values, and traditions, developed by a group of people and shared with others in the same environment.
a clinical viewpoint emphasizing human ability, growth, potential and free will.
the psychological perspective that searches for the causes of behavior in the functioning of genes, the brain and nervous sustem, and the endocrine system.
a psychological perspective emphasizing the importance of social interaction, social learning, and a cultural perspective.
a relatively new specialty in psychology that sees behavior and mental processes in terms of their genetic adaptions for survival and reproduction.
a psychological perspective that views behavior and personality as the products of enduring psychological characteristics.
an interdisicplinary field emphasing brain activity as information processing; includes cognitive psychology, neurology, biology, computer science, linguistics, and specialists from other fields who are interested in the connection between the mental processes and the brain.