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answer, majority of real participants go along with the group (conform to group) Health- focuses on the role of psychological factors in the development, prevention, and treatment of illnesses Large scale societal change to make people live healthier lifestyles Safe sex campaigns, anti smoking campaigns Evolutionary- examine how certain psychological characteristics may have evolved over time (incest taboo) New name for functionalism Incest taboo- never been a society in history that has said incest was a good idea, almost every society has had a punishment for incest (evolutionary perspective- lead to birth defects and other problems with babies) Disgust serves a purpose to keep us away from things that could be dangerous Womens color preference (for pink) and ability to better discriminate red from green could have evolved due to sex-specific divisions of labor:
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Unformatted text preview: while men hunted, women gathered, and they had to be able to spot ripe berries and fruits ■ Another theory suggests that women, as caregivers who need to be particularly sensitive to, say, a child flushed with fever, have developed a sensitivity to reddish changes in skin color, a skill that enhances their abilities as the “empathizer” ■ No way to test which is correct ■Explanation for age preference of dating partners- social/cultural rejection, functionalist would say it’s based on fertility 1/4/19 Quiz Answers 1) Systematic introspection, it can be subjective 2) The mind is a result of electrical and chemical activity of the brain 3) Non human animals and comparative psychology 4) Improves but doesnt catch up 5) People could become stuck 6) Decrease in waterborne illnesses 7) Immersion therapy 8) Philosophy, physiology 9) Developmental psychology...
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