Assumptions About Human Behavior

Select one of the schools of thought from the readings for this week  (physiology, experimental psychology, voluntarism, structuralism,  functionalism, Gestalt psychology and other early approaches). Discuss  your chosen school of thought in terms of these four attributes:

  1. Principles: Rules and standards associated with the school of thought.
  2. Values: Core beliefs, ideals, and priorities that distinguish this school of thought from others.
  3. Subject Matter: Content, the issues focused on by practitioners of this school of thought.
  4. Research Methods and Other Applied Methodologies: Questions asked and problems solved by those using this school of thought.

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