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Psy 2301 – Introduction to Psychology – Fall, 2007 _____________________________________________________________________________________ 1. What is Psychology? Understand why it is considered a science and how the scientific method is used in Psychology. 2. Describe the methodologies used in conducting research in Psychology and how these differ from one another. Understand problems that can occur in Psychological research (e.g., demand characteristics and placebo effects) and key terms related to conducting research in Psychology (e.g., random assignment). Understand basic principles related to research ethics. ____________________________________________________________________________________ 3. What is homeostasis? Understand how eating and weight can be used as an example of this principle. In addition, what is the thrifty gene hypothesis and what are social and cultural influences on eating?
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