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Cognitive - Learning experiences & environment influence our expectations &
thoughts which influence behavior
M. Bassil PSYC 202 6
Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer (http://www.novapdf.com) The Humanistic Perspective
(Self-actualization & Positive Ψ, 1900s)
(Self actualization Focuses on free will, personal growth, the attempt to find
meaning in one’s existence, & uniqueness of individual’s
perception & experiences; Man is active
perception Maslow proposed that we have an inborn tendency
towards Rogers pioneered the scientific study of psychotherapy Positive psychology movement today emphasizes the
study of human strengths, fulfillment & optimal living
M. Bassil PSYC 202 The Cognitive Perspective
(The Thinking Human) - Has roots in early schools (Ebbinghaus & memory)
Gestalt psychology: examines how elements of
experience are organized into wholes
Cognitive revolution (1950s)
Debate between behaviorists & linguistics
Jean Piaget’s research on children The...
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