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    Evolution or Revolution?

    Using chapter 1 of your text and the Internet for research pick out two perspectives of psychology and determine if one "school" of thought led to the other (Evolution) or if they conflicted (Revolution), leading to a clash of ideas that led to an eventual shift in psychological thought. These perspectives of psychology include: Behaviorism, Cognitive, Culture and Diversity, Evolutionary, Functionalism, Gestalt, Humanistic, Physiological, Psychodynamic, and Structuralism. Defend your choices and discussion with research and evidence from the text and scholarly internet sources.

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    Hi,

    Since these theories are common, I decided to use the Internet, as I am sure it is similar to the information form your chapter one. You might also incorporate other information if you want, but the following response seems to touch on the main points.

    Specifically, let's take a closer look at evolutionary and functionalism, arguing that functionalism evolved from evolutionary theory.

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    1. Using chapter 1 of your text and the Internet for research pick out two perspectives of psychology and determine if one "school" of thought led to the other (Evolution) or if they conflicted (Revolution), leading to a clash of ideas that led to an eventual shift in psychological thought. These perspectives of psychology include: Behaviorism, Cognitive, Culture and Diversity, Evolutionary, Functionalism, Gestalt, Humanistic, Physiological, Psychodynamic, and Structuralism. Defend your choices and discussion with research and evidence from the text and scholarly Internet sources.

    Evolutionary perspective proposed by Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection was tremendously influential on the establishment of functionalism. In other words, as new ...

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    This solution discusses two perspectives of psychology and how one "school" of thought led to the other (Evolution) or if they conflicted (Revolution), leading to a clash of ideas that led to an eventual shift in psychological thought.

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