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Psychological Perspectives

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Was founded in Germany by Wilhelm Wundt and mainly identified with Edward B. TitchenerStructuralism
Focuses on the adaptions of the human mind to different environmentsFunctionalism
Focuses on looking at the mind and behavior as a wholeGestalt Psychology
Idea the behaviors are acquired through conditioning Behaviourism
Idea that our personalities are shaped and motivated by subconscious and conscious forces, with a strong influence from childhood Psychodynamic
Studies the whole personHumanism
Focuses on the way people process informationCognative
Focuses on how our culture influences the way in which we learn and thinkSociocultural
Applies the principals of biology to psychology Biopsychological
This is how/why complex human behaviors emerged as a result of evolutionEvolutionary
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