MT 1 Review - Chapter 1 Aristotle Wilheilm Wundt – father...

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Chapter 1 Aristotle Wilheilm Wundt – father of psychology (1 st psychologist) Mary Calkins William James Freud – psychoanalysis (1 st psychiatrist) Used to be “science of mental life” Current def – SCIENCE Goals of Psychology – Describe, Explain, Predict, Control Paradigm: system of theoretical assumptions scientists use to interpret or make sense of their discipline no single, unified paradigm Know current perspectives Localization of Function Language Processing areas Broca’s area: damage difficulty in speaking Wernicke’s area: difficulty in language comprehension Left side – language associated Psychodynamic Perspective Theory iceberg – anything important psychologically below level of awareness Behaviorists – what happens outside, externally Metacognition Drug use – impairs REM sleep – interferes sleep architecture Mass practice vs spaced practice Listening ipods – damages hearing Evolutionary psychology – grandparents flawed theory, investment (time/money) – insulting (adoption)
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