“Psychology And Acting Are Very Closely Linked. It'S Just

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“Psychology and acting are very closely linked. It 's just about studying people and how they work. It can be an incredible discipline and exercise.” (Danes, n.d.) Psychology like most sciences are composed of some facts, but it is mostly made up of theories. There are many different psychologists that all have a different theory on why a child acts the way they do. This is called child development, Child development is mostly studying how a child develops inside the body and the on the outside of the body. There are three theories when it comes to child development. The three theories are cognitive, social and moral. Cognitive is the idea that people learn from their own person thoughts. Social theory is the idea that people learn by…show more content…
“The behaviorists approach only studies external observable (stimulus and response) behavior which can be objectively measured. They believe that internal behavior cannot be studied because we cannot see what happens in a person’s mind (and therefore cannot objectively measure it).” (McLeod, Cognitive Psychology, 2007). Moral also came from another theory and their idea came from the cognitive theory. Cognitive focus on the thought and that is the part that the moral theorist agree with, but they felt that there is moral part to the thinking.” His theory of moral development was dependent on the thinking of the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget and the American philosopher John Dewey. He was also inspired by James Mark Baldwin. These men had emphasized that human beings develop philosophically and psychologically in a progressive fashion.” (Barger , 2000) These three theorists, Cognitive, Moral and Socialist got their ideas and based them off of each other because there things that they did and did not agree with. Socialist made some small adjustments to their theory and the cognitive theorist went the complete opposite way of the behaviorist. Similarity between cognitive, Moral and social theory: A similarity between these theories is both theories affect people their whole lives. “However, modeling is not simple imitation, and some people are more likely to be
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