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Unformatted text preview: Psychology 1.1 Psychology 1.1 Introduction Introduction Joanna Serafin [email protected] Fall 2008 "For every question somewhere there is an answer. But the answer to the question is limitless because the answer has the ability to create limitless questions." - Christopher Monson Miconi Course goals Course goals 0. Solid introduction to scope of topics in psychology 1. Critical thinking "Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin." — Ivan Pavlov Blackboard Blackboard 0. www.brooklyn.cuny.edu 0. Click “Current students/faculty …” (lower left) 1. “Login now ” (if no account: “Create an Account ”) 2. On top tabs click “Academics ” then “Blackboard ” 3. “Login using CUNY Portal ” (if not registered you may use: “CUNY Blackboard Backdoor Login ”) *make sure e-mail is valid 0. Most important link: “Course documents” Research participation Research participation 2 hours of research participation 2. Research participation sign-up: http://brooklyncollege.sona-systems.com/ 3. Psychology Dept website: http://depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/psych/index.htm Course topics Course topics 0. Background to the Study of Psychology 0. Foundations 1. Methods 1. The Adaptiveness of Behavior 2. Genes and Evolution of Behavior 3. Basic Processes of Learning 2. Physiological Mechanisms of behavior...
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