emphasizes studying the physical bases of human and animal behavior, including the nervous system, endocrine system, immune system, and genetics.
emphasize 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
emphasize the perspective in explaining and treating psychological disorders
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 reach one’s potential
Positive Psychology Perspective
a field of psychological research and theory focusing on the study of positive emotions and psychological states, positive individual traits,and the social institutions that foster those qualities in individuals and communities
focuses on the important role of mental processes in how people process and remember information, develop language, solve problems, and think.
the perspective related to how cultural factors influence patterns of behavior
refers to the application of the principles of evolution to explain psychological processes and phenomena
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