Evolutionary psychology has been briefly discussed in many different aspects of psychology and has always been introduced as a great debate as to if it was a realistic approach to thinking or if it was completely off course compared to what many have known as the basis of cognitive psychology.
In my quest for the answer to what evolutionary psychology actually focused on, I found numerous publications on the theory of evolutionary psychology effecting on the way we find mates. My search finally took me to a book named "How Evolutionary Psychology Is Reshaping the Nature versus Nurture Debate". This book gave a different definition of evolutionary ...
Evolutionary psychology, focusing on the importance of the concept of natural selection. How does this research from evolutionary psychology apply to our daily lives?
Evolution of Psychology
Every generation of psychologist seems to engage in practices that the next generation looks back upon with concern and regret. Many of the former treatments for the mentally ill are viewed as unethical.
I need information to create a PowerPoint Presentation about the following:
1) Reflect back on what do you think about evolution of psychology throughout the history?
2) Comment about a form of treatment used with the mentally ill during a particular decade in the 20th century. Include information about the key historical events that were happening around the time this treatment was being used, as well identifying the popular culture of the time.
3) How might the psychological theories of the time have influenced attitudes fostering discrimination of people with mental illness?
4) Analyze the themes and perspective(s) that underlie the rationale for this treatment.
5) Explain how these above (i.e., historical events, culture, and the underlying rationale for this treatment) related to the popular psychological theory at that time.
6) Conclude this presentation with a question raised about a current treatment that may be parallel to your findings.
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