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Unformatted text preview: 3/31/2010 1 PSC1 Spring 2010, Dr. Liat Sayfan c Defining Psychology c Psychology today c Historical roots c Emergence of modern perspectives c The scientific scientific scientific scientific study of the behavior of individuals and their mental processes c Conclusions are based on evidence c Evidence is collected objectively 3/31/2010 2 c The scientific study of the behavior behavior behavior behavior of individuals and their mental processes c Interested in observable actions c The scientific study of the behavior of individuals individuals individuals individuals and their mental processes c Humans c Other species c The scientific study of the behavior of individuals and their mental mental mental mental processes processes processes processes c Internal human experiences c How do we study the unobservable? 3/31/2010 3 t Broad discipline A part of the Social sciences But also connected to c Biological sciences c Cognitive science c Health sciences c Philosophy and humanities t Practice Clinical Counseling Industrial/ organizational Educational/ school t Research Neuroscience (body and brain)...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2010 for the course PSC PSC 001 taught by Professor Paoli during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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Lect+1 - 3/31/2010 1 PSC1 Spring 2010, Dr. Liat Sayfan c...

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