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Unformatted text preview: 1 Dr. René Lehmann 2007 Ψ 1 Robert J. Sternberg Psychology 4th Ed. PSY 100 Dr. René Lehmann 2007 Ψ 2 Robert J. Sternberg Psychology 4th Ed. WELCOME TO FRANKLIN COURSE: PSY 100 INTRODUCTION to PSYCHOLOGY Meets: Tuesday - Thursday 14:50 - 16:05 Office hours: Tuesday - Th 14:20 - 14:50 & at 16:05 - 16:35 in the conference room Finals: Tuesday December 11, 18:30-20:30 Professor: Dr. René Lehmann Dr. René Lehmann 2007 Ψ 3 Robert J. Sternberg Psychology 4th Ed. PSY 100 MATERIALS: TEXT: “PSYCHOLOGY” 4 th Ed. Robert J. Sternberg ATTENDANCE POLICY: Course presence is required, since the course builds mostly on class presentation/discussion Dr. René Lehmann 2007 Ψ 4 Robert J. Sternberg Psychology 4th Ed. PSY 100 Outline 1. WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY 2. RESEARCH METHODS 3. BIOLOGICAL BASES OF BEHAVIOR 4. SENSATION AND PERCEPTION 5. CONSCIOUSNESS 6. LEARNING 7. MEMORY 8. LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT 9. INTELLIGENCE mid-term: Oct. 11 Dr. René Lehmann 2007 Ψ 5 Robert J. Sternberg Psychology 4th Ed. PSY 100 Outline 10. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT 11. SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT 12. MOTIVATION AND EMOTION 13. SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY: PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE 14. SOCIAL PSY,: INTERPERSONAL AND GROUP paper: Nov. 20 15. PERSONALITY 16. PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS 17. THERAPY 18. HEALTH, STRESS, AND COPING Finals: Tuesday December 12, 18:30-20:30 Dr. René Lehmann 2007 Ψ 6 Robert J. Sternberg Psychology 4th Ed. Introduction and Research What is Psychology and why study it - Approaches to the science of Psychology- Sub fields of Psychology Human Diversity and Psychology - The Impact of Culture on Psychology- Psychology and Sociocultural Variables Today Psychology as a Natural Science and a Social Science Key Themes in the Evolution of Psychological Ideas Early Psychological Approaches to Behavior Psychology in the 20th Century Psychology as a Field of Study 2 Dr. René Lehmann 2007 Ψ 7 Robert J. Sternberg Psychology 4th Ed. Introduction to the Science of Psychology Thinking Critically About Psychology (or Anything else) Research Design: Methodology Statistical Analysis of Research Results Testing Ideas Ethical Guidelines for Psychologists Do Psychologists trick people to get their data for research? Dr. René Lehmann 2007 Ψ 8 Robert J. Sternberg Psychology 4th Ed. What is Psychology and why study it? Definition: Psychology can be defined as the scientific study of mental processes, behavior, and the relationship between them. Its subject matter includes thinking, feeling, eating, reading, and loving! WHO are YOU? …an individual in a social world. Psychologists study these processes because they are interested in why people behave the way they do. They also hope to aid in the treatment of mental disorders....
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