Intro to Psych TR and notes

Intro to Psych TR and notes - Good Morning! Our topic for...

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    Good Morning! Our topic for today is: Introduction to Psychology  “The whole of science                is nothing more                      than refinement                             of everyday thinking.”      
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    Map of Reality “Our view of reality is like a map, with which to negotiate the terrain of life. If the map is true and accurate, we will generally know where we are, and if we decide where we want to go, we will generally know how to get there. If the map is inaccurate, we generally will be lost.”
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    Naive Psychological  Knowledge DESCRIPTIVE  (WHAT) EXPLANATORY  (WHY) PROGNOSTIC  (HOW)
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    “The whole of science           is nothing more than  refinement of everyday  thinking.”     (Albert Einstein)
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    Modification of Internal Map: “The biggest problem of making internal maps of reality is not that we have to start from scratch, but that if our maps are to be accurate we have to continually revise them.”
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2009 for the course PGS 101 taught by Professor Blan during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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