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Early Psychological Theories of Perspectives

1. Compare and contrast three different perspectives of early psychology.

2. Early behavioral psychologists demonstrated it is easier to modify behavior when the expected behavior is rewarded. For example, you compliment your child for doing well in school, or you get coupons for your next purchase because you spent so much at the grocery store.

1) Explain the benefits of using this type of behavior modification correctly.
2) Also explain some negative affects that can occur if the wrong behaviors are rewarded.

Solution Summary

This solution assists in comparing and contrasting three different perspectives of early psychology. Based on the scenario, it also explains the benefits of using this type of behavior modification correctly, as well as some of the negative affects that can occur if the wrong behaviors are rewarded. Supplemented with four articles which expands on these theories.

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