What is an explanatory theory in psychology?
Explanatory theory in psychology is based on it's research
methodology. They are also called descriptive theories. An
explanatory theory attempts to explain a phenomenon in terms of
established theories in a field, in this case, psychology.
Asked in Sociology
What is the Social theory that contends that reality is constructed each society determined how social action is understood?
It is not a social theory but an approach to psychology that contends reality is construction, each society determined how social action is understood. Social constructionism does not come from an explanatory theory but from an epistemological position. This approach to psychology focuses on power and meaning.
Asked in Biology, Psychology, Charles Darwin, Evolution
Has psychology had an impact on the evolution theory?
How is the evolution theory only limited as a theory?
The word 'theory' means it is an explanatory framework for some set of observational data. As to your question: while there is an overwhelming amount of observational data supporting the general tenets of evolutionary theory, and it is now impossible to rationally reject these tenets, it will technically always remain an explanatory model - a theory.
Asked in Developmental Psychology
Evaluate the relevance of Piaget's theory on developmental psychology?
Asked in Literature and Language, Definitions
What is the definition of associationism in psychology?
Asked in Charles Darwin, Evolution
How is Charles Darwin's theory of evolution a theory?
Asked in Investing and Financial Markets
What is investment and confluence theory of creativity in psychology?
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What were William James's contributions to the science of psychology?
His notable ideas are : * The Will to Believe Doctrine, * The pragmatic theory of truth * Radical empiricism * James-Lange theory of emotion. He wrote influential books on the young science of psychology, educational psychology, psychology of religious experience and mysticism, and the philosophy of pragmatism.
Asked in Psychology
What are the different learning theories of human development?
There is Freud's theory of psycho-sexual development, which is famous, although outdated and controversial. There's also Erik Erikson's stages of psychosocial development, which are generally more accepted. There's also John Bowlby's Attachment theory, Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems theory, Kohlberg's stages of moral development, Piaget's theory of cognitive development, Vygotsky's Cultural-historical psychology (which can also be called the school of Vygotsky, sociocultural psychology, socio-historical psychology, activity theory, cultural psychology, cultural historical activity theory, and social development theory).