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    1. 1. MAJOR PERSPECTIVES OF PSYCHOLOGY
    2. 2. HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGYEMPHASIZES THE INDIVIDUALS ROLE OFCONTROLLING & DETERMINING THEIR OWNSTATE OF MENTAL HEALTHONES ENVIRONMENT IS ALSO CONSIDEREDHELPS NORMAL INDIVIDUALS TO TAP INTOTHEIR ABILITIES AND POTENTIAL
    3. 3. BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY• BELIEVES THAT ONES MENTAL & EMOTIONAL DISORDERS CAN BE HELPED BY CHANGING THE INDIVIDUALS BEHAVIOUR• ALSO THAT OUR ENVIRNONMENT IS WHAT CAUSES US TO BEHAVE THE WAY WE DO OR IS THE CAUSE OF OUR DISORDER
    4. 4. COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY• THIS DEALS WITH YOUR THINKING, LANGUAGE PROCESSING, ABILITY TO SOLVE PROBLEMS, THINKING, AND PERCEPTION• IT HAS MORE OF A SCIENTIC APPROACH• IT USES THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD: EXPERIMENT & VARIFICATION OF THE DATA• IT IS THE STUDY OF THE HUMAN BRAIN AS IT PROCESS SEVERAL BITS OF INFORMATION AT ONCE OR SEPARATELY
    5. 5. PSYCHODYNAMIC PSYCHOLOGY Sigmund Frued
    6. 6. PYSCHODYNAMIC PSYCHOLOGY by Sigmund • Developed• The systematized study Freud in the early 1900 and theory of the • The goal is to study the psychological forces mind to find out why that underlie human one does what they do behavior, emphasizing and how they perceive the interplay between the world. unconscious and conscious motivation and the functional significance of emotion.
    7. 7. BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVEThe study of physiology played Technology has greatlya major role in the impacted this aspect ofdevelopment of psychology as psychology.a separate science.Today, this perspective is With the use of MRI’s & Petknown as biological Scans we can see the effectspsychology. Sometimes certain conditions have on thereferred to as biopsychology or brain.physiological psychology, thispoint of view emphasizes thephysical and biological basesof behavior.
    8. 8. http://psychology.about.com/od/historyofpsychology/a/hist_humanistic.htmhttp://www.journals.elsevier.com/cognitive-psychology/http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-cognitive-psychology.htmhttp://www.ehow.com/info_8703836_psychodynamic-psychology.html
    9. 9. REFERENCE PAGEhttp://psychology.about.com/od/historyofpsychology/a/hist_humanistic.htm. N.p.,n.d. Web. 9 Jun 2012.http://www.journals.elsevier.com/cognitive-psychology/. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Jun 2012.http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-cognitive-psychology.htm. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Jun2012.http://www.ehow.com/info_8703836_psychodynamic-psychology.html. N.p., n.d.Web. 9 Jun 2012.

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