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PROLOGUE/CH1: INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGY I. What is Psychology? a. Science i. Involves description, observation, explanation, prediction, intervention ii. Is psychological research just common sense? II. What was Psychology? a. Roots in philosophy and biology b. “Arm-chair psychology” c. Wilhelm Wundt i. Established first psychology lab ii. structuralism d. William James i. Established first psychology lab in U.S. ii. Functionalism e. Behavior vs Cognition III. Modern Approaches a. Psychodynamic i. Freud ii. Childhood, unconscious, sex iii. Not scientific, arm-chair psychology b. Behaviorist i. Watson and Skinner ii. Everything learned iii. Observable behavior only, mental events off limits c. Humanistic i. Rogers and Maslow ii. Positive approach to healthy people iii. Not scientific d. Cognitive i. How thought influences behavior e. Biological i. How biology affects behavior and thought f. Evolutionary i. Adaptive behavior g. Sociocultural i. Environmental influences
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