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Schools of Psychological Thought
An overview of four schools of psychological thought.
# 124219 | 250 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Theory)

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The paper discusses four schools of psychological thought: psychodynamic, behaviorist, cognitive and evolutionary.

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"The psychodynamic perspective in psychology was first articulated by Freud who asserted that instincts or drives emerging from the Id the Ego and the Libido or Superego shaped personality. He also argued that individuals progressed through certain stages during which certain parts of their body drove development. The behaviorist perspective in psychology suggests that behavior is learned and reinforced by various stimuli in the environment. It suggests that behavior is conditioned by these stimuli and can therefore be changed through reconditioning..."

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