Human Behavior And Inner Emotion

1329 WordsApr 27, 20166 Pages
Various types of theories have been established throughout history to help analyze social behavior in both animals and people. Psychologists use the six main perspectives to better rationalize human behavior and motivation: these perspectives are (but not limited to) the biological, social-cultural, cognitive, developmental, psychodynamic, and behavioral perspectives. These approaches helps psychologists and individuals further their understanding of social behavior and inner emotion. In psychology, a biological perspective is imperative to understanding the brain and behavior. Biological psychology refers to the biological study of animals and humans, as well as the function of their immune system and brain chemistry. This is closely related to neuroscience and biology as a fundamental role in determining our behavior and how it corresponds with inherited genetics. The Biological Perspective, also referred to as biopsychology or psychobiology, is the only approach that studies emotions from the perspective of biology (McLeod, 2015); it is belief that all outward and inward behavior have a biological reason behind it. Animal research plays a fundamental role in biopsychology: apes have been able to help make countless discoveries about cognitive function of intelligent beings, including humans. Studies on rats, birds, and other small animals have provided crucial information on basic mammal needs (Research with Animals in Psychology). Psychologists who study the
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