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Psychological Specializations: Cognitive, Humanistic, Social, Developmental & Clinical

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Which of the following BEST explains how behavioral and cognitive psychology relate to one another?

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1. Self-actualization is thought to be a key motivating factor in

2. The psychology field that focuses on our family and friends influencing our behavior is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A person's behavior can be studied from a wide range of approaches today. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of these fields that emerged in the last 50 years. The quiz will ask you questions about the individuals included in the practice of clinical psychology and the field where self-actualization is thought to be a motivating factor.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will have you match the following focuses with their appropriate fields of psychological study:

  • The ways we learn, solve problems, and make decisions
  • How family and friends influence our behavior
  • Our progression from one phase to another throughout our lives

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow you to use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about psychology specializations after 1950
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding self-actualization and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the field that was developed in response to behavioral psychology
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the specialization that focuses on the influence of family and friends on our behavior

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson, Psychology after 1950: Overview of Specializations. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how these perspectives differ from earlier ones
  • Identify the types of psychologists who focus on the sociocultural perspective
  • Learn reasons why someone might see a clinical psychologist
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