Discusion Question 1 Week 1

Discusion Question 1 Week 1 - The five perspectives of...

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The five perspectives of psychology are neuroscience, cognitive, behavioral, humanistic, and psychodynamic. The neuroscience perspective how people and non-humans function biologically and how individual nerve cells join together, also how inheritance of certain characteristics from parents and ancestors. Of influences on behavior and the functioning of the body that affects hopes and fears. This perspective includes the study of heredity and evolution. Neuroscience views behavior from the perspective of biological functioning. Behavioral neuroscience is a subfield of neuroscience perspective and examines the biological basis of behavior. The cognitive perspective focuses on how people think, understand, and know the world. The emphasis is on learning how people comprehend and represent the outside world. Psychologists compare human thinking to the workings of a computer. Cognitive perspective is the subfield of cognitive psychology. Cognitive psychology focuses on the study of higher
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Abbasi during the Spring '11 term at American Jewish University.

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