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Schools of Psychology
An overview of the major schools of psychology.
# 124255 | 750 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Theory)

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A brief overview of the various major schools of psychology such as psychoanalysis, behaviorism, cognitivism and humanism. The paper discusses the role of biology in shaping development.

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"The major schools or theories of psychology include the psychodynamic school, the behavioral school, the cognitive school and what is variously called the humanist or evolutionary school. Underpinning much in psychology are its biological foundations. Corey pointed out that most theories of human psychology acknowledge the existence of genetic factors in shaping behavior, personality and attitudes. Similarly, Corey commented that biological developmental trajectories, though hardly consistent across groups and individuals, play a vital role in fostering the capacity of the individual to..."

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