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Empasizes studying the physical bases of human and animal behavior, including the nervous system, endocrine system, immune system, and genetics
BIOLOGICAL
Emphasizes the importance of unconcious influences, early life experiences, and interpersonal relationship in explaining the underlying dynamics of behavior.
PSYCHODYNAMIC
Studies how behavior is acquired or modified by environmental consequences.
BEHAVIORAL
Focuses on the motivation of people to grow psychologically, the influences on a person's self-concept, and the importance of choice and self-direction in striving to reach one's potential.
HUMANISTIC
Focuses on the important role of mental processes in how people process information, develop language, solve problems and think.
COGNITIVE
Focuses on how cultural factors influence patterns of behavior.
CROSS-CULTURAL
Applies the principles of evolution, specifically natural selection, to explain psychological processes.
EVOLUTIONARY