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Behaviorism

Observing behaviors
Reinforcements
Analyze how organisms learn or modify their behavior based on their response to events in the environment

2

Cognitive

Mental processes
Thinking/processing
How we process, store, retrieve, and use information
How cognitive processes influence our behavior

3

Humanistic

Look at self-actualization
How to reach full potential of self
Self esteem
Affiliation - need to belong or fit in
Psychological needs = #1
Safety = #2

4

Biological

Genetics and Chemical imbalances
Look at the biological state of the body and how it influences behavior in the brain, genetics, etc

5

Sociocultural/social-culture

Look at the culture and social group that one is in, and how it influences a person's behavior
Race
Religion

6

Psychoanalytic/Psychodynamic

Freud
Looking at the unconscience
Repression
How unconscience motives and conflicts determine human behaviors