What Is Psych

What Is Psych - What is Psychology? Read p. 1 17 of Module...

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What is Psychology? 0. Read p. 1 – 17 of Module 1 Psychology is the: 1. Psychology is a Science. A science is a particular set of tools for answering questions. 0. Tools: Psychology studies: 2. Behaviors : 3. These can be observed from the outside. 4. These can be observed by more than one person at the same time and we get consensus about the action. Psychology studies: 5. Mind: 6. The mind can only be directly observed by the person having the experience or thought or feeling or perception. Definition of Perception : A Short Pre-Psychology History (greatly edited)
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0. Questions are as old as the human race 1. Greeks: Many were interested in the same topics as we are: perception, experience, behavior 2. Philosophers: Explored ideas and questions – Why are we here? What does it mean to be human? Is there a God? 3. Concerned themselves with the mind and soul These questions were answered by: 7. This is how people knew what was TRUE and what was REAL. Progression of sciences
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