Humanistic psychology

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Humanistic psychology

  1. 1. HumanisticPsychology
  2. 2. Humanist Psychologist - concerned with howlearners can develop theirhuman potential.
  3. 3. Gestalt Psychology - learning can be explained in termsof the wholeness of the problem andwhere the environment is changing andthe learner is continuously reorganizinghis/her perceptions.
  4. 4. Abraham Maslow• He observed that humans are constantly striving to control their behavior and seeking to gratify themselves.
  5. 5. Carl Rogers - was a psychotherapist whobelieved that the client was the mostimportant person.The therapist was not to tell theclient what to do but rather the clientshould learn how to control his or herown behavior.
  6. 6. Curriculum - concerned with the process notthe products; personal needs not subject matter; psychological meaning and environmental situations.
  7. 7. • Psychology has great influence in the curriculum. • Learners are not machines and the mind is not computer.• Humans are biological beings affected by their biology and their cultures.

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