Major perspectives of psychology

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Major perspectives of psychology

  1. 1. By: Samantha Dupuis
  2. 2.  The humanistic perspective focuses on free will. They believe everyone has the capability of making their own choices especially those involved with life and behavior.
  3. 3.  Behavioral Perspective states that everyone is capable of any type of behavior if placed in the right environment.
  4. 4.  Cognitive Perspective emphasizes on the way that a person thinks, understands, and reasons about the world.
  5. 5.  Biological Perspective believe that the brain, nervous system, and certain characteristics from our ancestors affect our behavior
  6. 6.  Psychodynamic Perspective focuses on the belief that we have no control of our behavior. They believe behavior is controlled by unconscious forces.
  7. 7.  http://www.buzzle.com/articles/biological- perspective.html http://www.simplypsychology.org/psychodyn amic.html http://www.purgatory.net/merits/cognitive. htm http://www.buzzle.com/articles/behavioral- perspective.html

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