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    What are the main key concepts of Behavioral and Cognitive theories? Please cite your support for your response.

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    The prime focus of cognitive theories is the structure and development of the individual's thought processes and the way that these processes can affect the person's understanding of the world. They consider how this understanding, and the expectations it creates can affect the behavior of the individual.

    Piaget, a prominent cognitive theorist proposed that people develop schemas: general ways of thinking about people and obejcts. When a person ...

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    The following solution explains the key concepts of behavioral and cognitve theories.