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Perspectives in Modern Psychology

The different major perspectives in modern psychology.
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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.