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Humanistic Psychology
- Psotive Aspects of behavior
- Humans are basically goo
- Little valuable information is learned from studying animals
- Subjective reality primary guide for human behavior
- oal of psychology = to formulate a complete description of what it means to be a human being.
Abraham Maslow
- Fther of humanistic psychology
- Understand the highest achievements of which humans are capable of self Actualization
- Hierarchy of Needs
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
1. Self Actualization
2. Esteem Needs
3. Love and Belonging Needs
4. Safety Needs
5. Physiological Needs
Carl Rogers
Innate human drive toward self-actualization
- Mother-child relationship
- Unconditional positive regard
- Person -centered psychology
Critics of Humanistic Psychology
- Rejection of traditional scientifi methodology
- Rejection of animal research
- Terms and concepts do not have clear definitions or verification
Contributions of Humanistic Psychology
- Expansion of Psyhology's domain
- Development of Positive Psychology
- Studying/explaining psychological events in terms of their biological foundations
Karl Lashley
- Ablation method with learning paradigms
- Performed research trying to support associationism w/ watson
- Mass Ation
-Equimpotentiality (ne part of that brain can form that function)
Destruction of parts of the brain
Donald Hebb
Neural interconnections = experience
- Animals reared an enriched sensory environment were relatively better learners as adults
- Reinforcement centers in the brain
Roger Sperry
- Species behavior
- Under environmental conditions
- Picking up language
Misbehavior of Organisms
Behavioral Genetics