PSY100S_intro_lecture2010 (1)

PSY100S_intro_lecture2010 (1) - PSY100H Introduction to...

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PSY100H Introduction to Psychology Instructor: Dr. Dax Urbszat, B.Sc., L.L.B., M.A., Ph. D. Office: Room 4093 Sidney Smith Hall Office hours: Mondays 4:00-5:00 (Sidney Smith room 4093) and one hour following class time in Convocation Hall
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Psychology Psyche – “soul” Logos – “to study” Wilhelm Wundt (1870s) combines the disciplines of philosophy and physiology
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What is Psychology? Psychology is the scientific study of behavior. “anything an animal or human does, feels, or thinks.” Psychology is a science firmly based in empirical research. Psychology has broad application.
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Major Perspectives Biological Psychoanalytic Behavioral Humanistic Cognitive Evolutionary
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Major Areas of Research Social Physiological Cognitive/Perception Personality/Abnormal Developmental Psychometrics Health Forensics
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Professional Practice Experimental/Academic Clinical Counseling Educational Industrial Organization Sports Forensics
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2010 for the course PSY PSY100H1 taught by Professor Urbszat during the Spring '09 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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