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Unformatted text preview: C. humanistic approach i. basic premise: humans are free, rational beings with potential for positive growth and are fundamentally different from other animals ii. Rogers, Maslow iii. believe people can have control over their biology and environment iv. believe people have a sense of self, while animals do not v. believe all people have fundamental desire to reach full potential D. biological approach i. basic premise: organism's functioning can be explained in terms of bodily structures and biochemical processes that underlie behavior ii. focuses on how our genes, hormones, and nervous system interact with the environment and on how this influences us E. cognitive approach i. basic premise: human behavior cannot be fully understood without examining how people acquire, store, and process information ii....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course PSYCH 06351 taught by Professor Welsh during the Spring '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '10