Unit 1 Ip Essay

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Unit 1 Individual Project

Psychology Persectives

Desiree DuBose

American InterContinental University

Author Note

Desiree DuBose, Department of Information Technology, American InterContinental University Online

This research was supported by Yahoo Search, AIU Library Resources

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Desiree DuBose, Department of Information Technology, American InterContinental University Online, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

Contact: desiree.dubose1@aiu.edu

Behaviorism is an approach with psychology that is based on the proposition that behavior in human beings as well as animals can be researched and understood without recourse to inner mental states
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Cultural diversity is the variety of human societies or cultures in a specific region, or in the world as a whole. There is a general consensus among mainstream that humans first emerged in Africa about two million years ago. Since then they have spread throughout the world, successfully adapting to widely differing conditions and to periodic cataclysmic changes in local and global climate. Evolutionary attempts to explain mental and psychological traits such as memory, perception or language. As adaptations that are the functional products of natural or sexual selection (Psychology Wiki, 2012). Evolutionary psychology is approaches to the entire discipline that views human nature as a universal set of evolved psychological adaptations to recurring problems in the ancestral environment. Functionalism is a theory about the nature of mental states. According to it mental states are identified by what they do rather than by what they are made of. If you think of artifacts like mousetraps and keys you can kind of understand it better. Gestalt is a theory of mind and brain. Its principle maintains that the human eye sees objects in their entirely before perceiving their individual parts. Humanistic is an approach that emerged in the 1950s as an alternative to both behaviorism and depth psychology. It seems

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