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Emphasizes studying the physical bases of human and animal behavior, including the nervous system, endocrine system, immune system, and genetics.
biological perspective
Emphasizes the importance of unconscious influences, early life experiences, and interpersonal relationships in explaining the underlying dynamics of behavior or in treating people with psychological problems.
psychodynamic perspective
Studies how behavior is acquired or modified by environmental causes.
behavioral perspective
Focuses on the motivation of people to grow psychologically, the influence of interpersonal relationships on a person's self-concept, and the importance of choice and self-direction in striving to meet one's potential.
humanistic perspective
Focused on the role of mental processes in how people process and remember information, develop language, solve problems, and think.
cognitive perspective
How cultural factors influence patterns of behavior.
cross-cultural perspective
Study of how psychological processes that helped individuals adapt to their environments also helped them survive, reproduce, and pass those abilities on to their offspring.
Evolutionary perspective