3: Different Perspectives & Approaches

–> Ultra quick half-post! <–

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Levels of analysis – complementary outlooks on psychological theory

Biopsychosocial Approach: considers the influences of biological, psychological, and social-cultural factors on the human mind + behavior

>> Biological
+ genetic predispositions
+ genetic mutations
+ natural selection of adaptive physiology + behaviors
+ genes responding to environment

>> Psychological
+ learned fears + other expectations
+ emotional responses
+ cognitive processing + perceptual interpretations

>> Social-Cultural
+ presence of others
+ cultural, social, + familial expectations
+ peer/other group influences
+ compelling models (such as media)

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To be continued…

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~ by sublunaryxsoul on September 15, 2008.

One Response to “3: Different Perspectives & Approaches”

  1. Thanks for dedicated this article to the Social Life Or Social networking Era!

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