AP psy - AP psychology vocabulary Gestalt psychology The school of psychological thought that argued that behavior cannot be studied in parts but

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AP psychology vocabulary Gestalt psychology – The school of psychological thought that argued that behavior cannot be studied in parts but must be viewed a s whole cognitive psychology – the perspective that focuses on the mental processes involved in perception, learning, memory, and thinking Behaviorism – The perspective that defines psychology as the study of behavior that is directly observable or through assessment instruments humanistic psychology – the perspective that emphasizes the uniqueness of the individual and the idea that humans have free will self-actualization – the human need to fulfill one's potential socio-cultural psychology – perspective concerned with how cultural differences affect behavior
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evolutionary psychology – perspective that seeks to explain and predict behaviors by analyzing how the human brain developed over time, how it functions, and how input from the environment affects human behaviors positive psychology – focuses on positive experiences; includes subjective well-being, self-determination, the
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course PSY 2301 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at Alabama.

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AP psy - AP psychology vocabulary Gestalt psychology The school of psychological thought that argued that behavior cannot be studied in parts but

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