Ch01 Introduction to Psychological Science

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Psychological Science Michael Gazzaniga and Todd Heatherton Chapter One: Introduction to Psychological Science
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Definition of “Psychological Science” Psychological science is the study of mind, brain, and behavior: Mind: Brain: Behavior:
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Overview of Chapter Questions: What Are the Themes of Psychological Science? What Are the Intellectual Origins of Psychology? How Did the Scientific Foundations of Psychology Develop? How Can We Apply Psychological Science?
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What Are the Themes of Psychological Science? The Principles of Psychological Science Are Cumulative A New Biological Revolution Is Energizing Research The Mind Is Adaptive Psychological Science Crosses Levels of Analysis
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The Principles of Psychological Science Are Cumulative Research on mind, brain, and behavior has accumulated over time to produce the principles of psychological science.
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A New Biological Revolution Is Energizing Research Brain Chemistry The Human Genome Watching the Working Brain
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The Mind Is Adaptive Solving Adaptive Problems: Modern Minds in Stone Age Skulls: Culture Provides Adaptive Solutions:
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Music as a “Levels of Analysis” Case-in-point: Behavioral level of analysis: Cognitive level of analysis: Neurochemical level of analysis: Brain-systems level of analysis: Genetic level of analysis:
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What Are the Intellectual Origins of Psychology? The Nature-Nurture Debate Considers the Impact of Biology and Environment The Mind-Body Problem Has Challenged Philosophers and Psychologists Evolutionary Theory Introduces Natural Selection
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