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    Compare and contrast three of the ten different perspectives (specific theories) of early psychology described in your text or on the internet. These theories include: Structuralism, Functionalism, Behaviorism, Gestalt, Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Evolutionary, Physiological, Cognitive, and Culture and Diversity.

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    Good morning from Cleveland, Ohio.

    Glad to help you out with your assignment. As a psychologist and applied statistician, and having taught for many years for universities as well as many years in private practice, I still am not sure which school of psychology has more content value. What is even more interesting is that after all these years I hae yet to find any credible study comparing various systems visa via statsitics. So...I guess the best way to approach the issue is simply to tell you go for waht seems comfortable for you and that which mateches your own personality, life style, and desicion making process. For me, well, I suppose I am of the belief taht all systems have some value and that you just have to know when best to apply any particular on. Ok...enough for the lecture :-) Let's get on to your question.

    Probably teh ebst way toa pproach the issue of schools of psychology is to take the extremes plus one approach that lays somewhere in teh middle. For me that would be the psychodynamic school, the behavioral school and the cognitive school.

    Knowing that a cognitive approach to psychology emphasizes the "hear and now" approach, the ...

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