Psychodynamic Psychology: Biological, Behavioral And Psychodynamic Psychology

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Psychological Approaches Psychology was founded back in 1879. Psychology is the study of the brain and how it behaves. The psychological approaches that are focused on in this report are biological, behavioral and psychodynamic psychology. This report states what each approach is about, evidence behind it, examples and theories/ideas associated. This also has real-life examples of people's lives. Overall, this report will teach you what biological, behavioral and psychodynamic psychology are. Biological Psychology Biological psychology(behavioral neuroscience) is the study of the human brain and how all of our human behaviour is due to our biological design. Some theories made about biological psychology are ‘Localisation of function’…show more content…
In this idea, the left part of the brain is focused on language and memory. The right side is related to math/science and basic survival skills. Both sides of the brain are linked with corpus callosum. The corpus callosum allows allows communication between the two hemispheres of the brain. The man who is best known for this subject is Roger Sperry. He started to understand this idea well and ended up getting a Nobel Prize. ‘Split brain experiment’ is an experiment to make the idea of Lateralization Function true. Sperry made many experiments with people who had corpus callosotomy surgery, which is when the doctors separate the connections between both hemispheres. In the 1940s, the corpus callosotomy surgery method was created to help epilepsy clients. This proved there was two hemispheres, that are specialized. Unconnecting the two hemispheres makes them operated independently. This study supplied evidence that is idea could be…show more content…
This idea is related to the rewards and punishment and how they affect people’s behaviour. The theories within this topic are Classical Conditioning and Operant Conditioning. The main people who contributed to these ideas are Pavlov and J.H Skinner. There are many studies made about both Classical Conditioning and operate, thus this relates to real life situations. Classical Conditioning The idea of Classical conditioning, occurs when two stimuli are linked together and this creates a connection between the stimulus. This is all about how people learn from experiences and how that affects their behavior. One of the most recognised psychologists known for this subject is Ivan Petrovich Pavlov. He created the idea of behaviourism during the late 1800’s and got a Nobel Prize for this. Pavlov's dogs Pavlov's dogs is a well known experiment because it supports evidence that classical conditioning is true. There are four steps to completing their experiment and they are: Step One: Before

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