1. Humanistic psychology
a. Humanistic psychology acknowledges and addresses the ways that psychology is
unique. Two fundamental differences are that psychology has a unique
phenomenon of awareness, and that needs to be addressed. Secondly, selfawareness
1. About Freud himself
a. Sigmund Freud was a medical doctor who began his career as a research
neurologist. He used free association, which is to instruct the patient to say
whatever came to mind. Freud used the talking cure (talking about it helps) to
Chapter 15Learning to be a Person: Behaviorism and Social Learning Theories
a. Learning: behavior changes because of experience. Two learning-based
approaches are discussed in the chapter: behaviorism and social learning theories.
1. What is psychology about?
a. Psychology is the precise manipulation of independent variables for the
furtherance of compelling theoretical accounts of well-specified phenomena.
Psychology is not always the interesting topics about people and their diff
Pavlov- classic conditioning
Watson- introduced psychological behaviorism
Rogers stated that if you choose what is right for you then you will go for what is
Carl Rogers (humanistic)
Client centered therapy
Unconditional positive regard
He met and traveled were a lot of people didnt see
He believes if we accept each other than youre more likely to make more choices or the choices you
want to make