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The different major perspectives in modern psychology.

The Biological Perspective

study of the physical and biological bases of behaviour

The Behavioral Perspective

the psychological perspective that focuses on learned behaviours and how they are reinforced.

The Cognitive Perspective

area of psychology focuses on mental processes such as memory, thinking, problem solving, language and decision-making.

The Cross-Cultural Perspective

study of the behaviours displayed by various cultures and how they differ

The Evolutionary Perspective

the study of how evolution explains physiological processes

The Humanistic Perspective

study on the role of motivation on thought and behaviour

The Psychodynamic Perspective

study on the role of the unconscious mind, early childhood experiences, and interpersonal relationships to explain human behavior and to treat people suffering from mental illnesses.

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