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Unformatted text preview: Humanistic approach towards alcohol: I drink to feel better. It enhances my self esteem. People’s whole personality changes: some start crying, people feel more free Cross Cultural approach towards alcohol: Different cultural have different issues or approaches towards alcoholism (Europe is way more lenient towards drinking 18+) US is big on 21+ -Native Americans (highest rate of alcoholism) Goals of Psychology: Describe: the behavior or thought patterns that are tied to that issue/subject Explain causes: of a behavior (alcohol: Use previous research, read) Conduct your own. Predict: future behavior, based on your previous explanations of why (#2) Control: How can we control what might happen in the future...
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- Spring '10