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Idealism

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cognitive psychology stems from idealism, in which reality is seen as the expression or embodiment of the mind

what we do, how we feel, and how things affect us are assumed to be influenced by learned associations among thoughts, affects, actions, and contexts

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materialism

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behaviorism is based on a materialistic perspective on the nature of reality that reduces the mind to the functioning of the nervous system and biochemical/electrical processes

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Behaviorism

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John B. Watson and B. F. Skinner developed this lens of psychology from 1919 and after

dealt with classical/operant conditioning