Functionalism and Behaviorism
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...behaviorist theories can seek to explain human behavior through experimentation and the control of environmental factors, an element of scientific reasoning, which seeks to explain the behavior must be added... Functionalism and Behaviorism Psychology is a highly diverse discipline, which aims to understand the functioning of the human brain and the behavior of human beings in relation to this. Unlike medical studies, which seek to understand the human body, psychology is not an exact science. It is based on several theories and approaches which are tested, researched, and analyzed before they are considered to be authentic or to have some matter of truth in them (Lewis, pg. 456-457) Two of the various...