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commitmentBiological Approach

Biology is defined as the study of life (from the Greek bios meaning 'life' and logos meaning 'study').

Biological psychology is concerned with the study of how our physiology is involved in the control of our behavior

Biological Psychology combines psychology with biology to study the biological origins of human behaviour


Behavioral Approach

The behavioral approach is based on the concept of explaining behavior through observation, and the belief that our environment is what causes us to behave differently or suffer illnesses

The main categories of behaviorism are:

Classical Behaviorism:

Methodological Behaviorism:

Radical Behaviorism:

Humanistic Approach

The humanistic approach in psychology developed in the 1960s and 70s in the United States as a response to the continual struggle between behavioral theorists and cognitive psychologists. The humanists brought in a new perspective, believing that the study of psychology should focus not just on the purely mechanistic aspects of cognition, nor purely on the impact of environment on behavior, but rather felt that the emphasis of psychological study should be on the particulars of human experience.

The humanistic approach has its roots in existential philosophy.

Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive Psychology looks at the ways in which we can explain disorders and behavior through cognitive processes. In this section, we look at the Cognitive Approach and the studies, experiments and treatments relating to it.

Cross-cultural psychology

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Cross-cultural psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes, including both their variability and invariance, under diverse cultural conditions.[1] Through expanding research methodologies to recognise cultural variance in behaviour, language and meaning, it seeks to extend and develop psychology. [

The cross-cultural approach observes how different cultures act towards one another; their similarities, their differences, and how well they tend to get along or do not get along



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