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Unformatted text preview: Classnotes 1 Fall 2007 Introduction to Psychology Dr. Hunt Psyc100.003 Objectives What do Psychologists know about first impressions? (e.g., 6 universal facial emotions) Know the official definition of Psychology Be familiar with 7 subfields of Psychology we discuss in class. Know the types of questions these fields are interested in asking Understand the most likely way the answer would be framed considering the perspective of the subfield Be able to understand, explain and recognize examples of Hindsight Bias Be able to understand and explain the principle of Overconfidence Phenomenon Know how Confirmation Bias relates to overconfidence Be able to recognize examples of The Confirmation Bias Classnotes 2 Introduction to Psychology Dr. Hunt Fall 2007 Objectives (Chapter 1 Continued) : Methods of Psychology l What are the 4 types of descriptive methods of studying behavior? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each of these methods?disadvantages of each of these methods?...
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- Fall '07