Modulative psychology views change as adaptation while
generative psychology views change as transformation.
Generative psychology is important for third world
countries because they need the fundamentalist change in
Diversity is important to community psychology because
people are not all the same and the differences affect how
we interact with one another in a community. Women tend to
make less than 77 cents to the dollar that a man woul
The social exchange theory states that social behavior is
the result of a cost benefit analysis that is done by the
individual that seeks to maximize rewards while reducing
Habitant-inhabitant bias is the term referr
Values guide many of our actions and control how we interact with others. They help to
define our goals and the way that we achieve our goals. Schwartzs definition describes
values as desirable, transsituational g
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1. The zeitgeist refers to the intellectual, moral and cultural climate of the 1960s.
Community psychology was new approach to psychology that was developed in
1965 by a group of forty psychologists.
1. For humans the role of evolution was one that was necessary in order to survive.
Humans discovered that by working in small groups they had a much better chance of
surviving our harsh world. The grou