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Unformatted text preview: Pouchology Chapter 1 . Psychology : the scientific study of behavior and mental processes, based on empirical `approach; a study conducted via careful deprivations are search - extends to both observable and internal behaviors . Pseudopsychology : erroneous assertions or practices set for as being scientific_ psychology\ - includes horoscopes , fortune telling, handwriting analysis &more . Confirmation bias : the tendency to attend to evidence that complements and confirms our beliefs or expectations, while ignoring evidence that does not - Convinces people of pseudopsychology, such as astrology - can have financial effects and harm lives of groups like females^ . Facilitated communication : failed therapy for autistic children that\ involved a facilitator that asked questions that were answered by the chicken on a letter board - facilitators were actually influencing/creating answers , similar to (love Hong - caused delay in real treatment , false serval abuse accusations, children not respond\ . Psychologists are present in almost every field_ and are not all therapists - experimental / research psychologist s : psychologists who do research on the basic psychological processes - found at universities, smallest brand! - teachers of psychology : psychologists whose primary job is` teaching, typically in high Schools. &universities, sometimes also research - applied psychologists : psychologists who use the knowledge developall by experimental psychologists to solve human problems," Branch - industrial / organizational ( productivity in workplace ), sports ( maximize athletic\ performance ) , engineering ( human error, PP| w/ equipment ), rehabilitation (mental& _physical, clinical / counseling ( most common ,deal w / adjustments & hard choices ) . Greek , Asian , and African theories are mostly outdated but have of medical disorders _ Psychology is_ Not the same, more broad, not medicinal " People believed the human mind / mind of God was a myster (Roman Catholic Church ) , until Rene Decartes used science to explain behavioral me^` - Plato ( perfect Knowledge ), An stothe(empiricism ), Yoga, Buddhism , shaman influenced modern Western psychology\ Psychiatry : a medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis and treatment...
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