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General Psychology

This topic includes courses, videos and materials about Psychology not focused in a particular school or field.

Psychological Schools

The psychological schools are the great classical theories of psychology. Each has been highly influential, however most psychologists hold eclectic viewpoints that combine aspects of each school. The most influential ones are behaviorism, the psychoanalytic school of Freud, functionalism, humanistic/Gestalt, and cognitivism. Here are some other schools of thought in psychology:

* Activity-oriented approach

* Analytical psychology

* Associationism

* Behaviorism (see also Radical behaviorism)

* Behavioural genetics

* Biological psychology

* Cognitivism

* Cultural-historical psychology

* Depth psychology

* Descriptive psychology

* Developmental Psychology

* Ecopsychology

* Ego psychology

* Environmental psychology

* Evolutionary psychology

* Existential psychology

* Experimental analysis of behavior - the school descended from B.F. Skinner's work.

* Functionalism

* Gestalt psychology

* Gestalt therapy

* Humanistic psychology

* Individual psychology

* Organismic Psychology

* Phenomenological psychology

* Phrenology

* Psychoanalysis

* Radical behaviorism - technically a school of philosophy, not psychology.

* Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

* Self (psychology)

* Social psychology (also known as "Sociocultural psychology")

* Structuralism

* Transactional analysis

* Transpersonal psychology


General Psychology