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In the 1920's, we defined psychology as the science of mental life. Then heading into the 60's, we changed the definition to the scientific study of observable behavior. And today, we define psychology as the science of behavior and mental processes.
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In the 1920's, we defined psychology as the science of mental life. Then heading into the 60's, we changed the definition to the scientific study of observable behavior. And today, we define psychology as the science of behavior and mental processes.

The reason why the process of changing an attitude or belief system can sometimes feel like you are losing your mind. To some extent you are doing just that, in order to adapt to new information about the world as you perceive it- S. Bastable (RN- mental and physical Health)
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The reason why the process of changing an attitude or belief system can sometimes feel like you are losing your mind. To some extent you are doing just that, in order to adapt to new information about the world as you perceive it- S. Bastable (RN- mental and physical Health)

Pluto assumed that character and intelligence are largely inherited and that certain ideas are also inborn. While Aristotle countering that there is nothing in the mind that does not first come in from the external world through the senses.

Pluto assumed that character and intelligence are largely inherited and that certain ideas are also inborn. While Aristotle countering that there is nothing in the mind that does not first come in from the external world through the senses.

The controversy over the relative contributions of biology and experience.
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The controversy over the relative contributions of biology and experience.

Humanistic psychology rebelled against Freudian psychology and behaviorism.

Humanistic psychology rebelled against Freudian psychology and behaviorism.

Counseling Psychologists: Help people t cope with challenges and crises. Clinical Psychologists: Assess and treat mental, emotional, and behavior disorders.
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Counseling Psychologists: Help people t cope with challenges and crises. Clinical Psychologists: Assess and treat mental, emotional, and behavior disorders.

There are also biological, developmental, cognitive, educational, personality and social psychologists.

There are also biological, developmental, cognitive, educational, personality and social psychologists.

This explains each category of psychology really well for the approaches to psychology.
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This explains each category of psychology really well for the approaches to psychology.

The study of the brain activity linked with mental activity. This approach has been especially beneficial in helping to develop new ways to understand and treat disorders such as depression.

The study of the brain activity linked with mental activity. This approach has been especially beneficial in helping to develop new ways to understand and treat disorders such as depression.