Major schools of thought in psychology

Psychology is a unique area of study, particularly because of its somewhat unique fight for consideration as a “hard” science. There have been a number of schools of thought regarding the best way to study and learn about the mind, and the question still remains unanswered. Perhaps after learning more about the schools in this course, you will be able to choose the best one for yourself.

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Lesson 1. Structuralism
Lesson 2. Functionalism
Lesson 3. Psychoanalysis
Lesson 4. Evolutionary Psychology
Lesson 5. Biological Psychology
Lesson 6. Gestalt Psychology
Lesson 7. Behaviorism
Lesson 8. Humanistic Psychology
Lesson 9. Cognitive Psychology
Lesson 10. Cross-cultural Psychology
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