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Unformatted text preview: today. Another perspective is the humanistic perspective and like its name it studies the individual person and how they are able as human beings to make decisions through out their lives. People who study this type of psychology believe in a persons over all free will and how they handle responsibility in their lives. Also it focuses on interpreting important events in peoples lives and determining the more important things overall. It is a basic study of you and how a person can choose its own behaviors and mind sets. Lastly the cognitive theory focuses on the memory and the skills that you need to have to be able to obtain a good memory. It also deals with problem solving skills and how to develop them. People who study this theory are interested in the overall mental layouts of peoples brains and the certain types of thoughts that guide behaviors....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 1010 taught by Professor Mrs. during the Spring '07 term at College of Southern Nevada.
- Spring '07