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  • Behavioral View Point
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    In psychology there are six modern psychological perspectives. These perspectives are behavioral, psycho dynamic, humanistic, cognitive, sociocultural, and biological. Each perspective has its own unique way of explaining the human behavior. I believe to truly explain the complex mental processes and behavior, each perspective must be examined, not limited to just one. The following is my explanation and comparisons between two of these perspectives: psycho dynamic and behavioral. 'The behaviora...
  • Example Of The Behavioral Perspective
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    Cinderella in Therapy In the movie "Cinderella", Cinderella is a maid to an evil stepmother and two very heartless and obnoxious stepsisters. The only reason that Cinderella still puts up with their orders is an example of the Behavioral perspective. The Behavioral Perspective puts emphasis on learning by experience with rewards and punishments. She knows that if she does not do the chores, she will be punished or thrown out of the household. She does not have anywhere to go because her mother a...
  • Behavioral Approach
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    As described, there are 10 different perspectives of early psychology. These perspectives are: Structuralism, functionalism, Gestalt psychology, Behavioral, psycho dynamic, humanistic, physiological, evolutionary, cognitive, and cultural and diversity. I will only be looking at three of these perspectives still in common use today here is a summary of each. The behavioral perspective 'focuses on the observable behaviors; thus it does not speculate about mental processes such as thinking. ' (Davi...
  • Cognitive Perspective Of Psychology
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    The five major theoretical perspectives in psychology are biological, learning, cognitive, psycho dynamic, and sociocultural perspectives. Each one of these perspectives searches for answers about behavior through different techniques and through looking for answers to different kinds of questions. Due to the different approaches, each perspective form their own assumptions and explanations. Some perspectives are widely accepted while others struggle for acceptance. Biological perspective 'The p...
  • Behavioral Perspective
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    The behavioral perspective is the idea that if psychology was to be a science, then it must focus on events, which are directly observable on behavior, rather than on mental life. The behavioral perspective maintains the primary emphasis on observable behavior and its relation to environmental events. Behavioral perspective is through reinforcement, which is the idea that patterns of emitted behavior can be selected by their consequences. Cognitive perspective is centered on the description of t...
  • Differences In Cultural Values
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    Use the behavioral perspective to assess the extent to which differences in culture are related to differences in behavior. The behavioral perspective, pioneered by Ivan Pavlov and B.F. Skinner, contends that reinforcers, both positive and negative, determine the actions of an animal or individual. Since cultural values at least partly define what is perceived as a reward and to have value, culture must have a large effect on behavior, and, of course, its differences. Pavlov, famous for his expe...
  • Contrast To Functionalist And Conflict Perspectives
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    An Analysis Of The Three Sociological Perspectives An Analysis Of The Three Sociological Perspectives AN ANALYSIS OF THE THREE SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES Through Analysis, A Compare and Contrast Of the Three Sociological Perspectives: Functionalist, Conflict, and Interactionist Bonnie Gunter Introduction to Sociology Dr. Malone February 17, 2000 Abstract This paper discusses three approaches that can be taken when studying Sociology. There are many subjects to be studied and discussed in the fiel...

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