Identify the major schools of thought in psychology and examine their major underlying assumptions.
Psychology is founded on the premise of schools of thought structuralism and functionalism. These two schools were the first and are based on introspection and breaking down of mental processes. Behaviourism is yet another school that states we are products of nurture and not nature (Rad, 2010). We become accustomed to reacting to the stimuli that surrounds us in our lives. Psychoanalysis was started by Freud and it states that the behaviour is influenced by unconscious mind.
Humanistic is also another school and it is ...