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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Psychology Lecture_01 The illiterate of the 21st century will not be Those who cannot read and write But those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. ~Alvin Toffler Dr. Ronn Young Click to edit Master subtitle style Psychology Lecture_01 As human beings our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world, as being able to re-make ourselves.- Mahatma Gandhi Dr. Ronn Young Psychology Lecture_01 THE BEST OF PSYCHOLOGY 33 Psychology Lecture_01 Click to edit Master subtitle style Psychology Lecture_01 What? How? Psychology Lecture_01 55 Psychology Lecture_01 Psychology Lecture_01 66 Psychology Lecture_01 Psychology Lecture_01 77 Psychology Lecture_01 Click to edit Master subtitle style Psychology Lecture_01 Psychology Lecture_01 Goal Attainment for this Lecture Define Psychology Four Goals of Psychology Development of Psychology 6 Basic Steps of the Scientific Method 5 Basic Research Methods re: Behavior Critical Thinking > Can we still do that? 99 Psychology Lecture_01 Psychology Lecture_01 1010 Psychology Spotlight on Behaviour Psychology touches many areas of our lives. Psychology is both a science and a profession. Psychology Lecture_01 Psychology Lecture_01 1111 Defining Psychology Psyc he Mind + Logo s Word Study (knowing) Psychology Lecture_01 Psychology Lecture_01 1212 What Is Psychology? Definition: The scientific study of behaviour and mental processes . Overt Behaviour: An action or response that is directly observed (crying) Covert Behaviour: A response that is internal or hidden from view (thoughts or emotional reactions). Psychology Lecture_01 Psychology Lecture_01 1313 Empiricism Empirical evidence: Facts or information based on direct observation or experience . Data: Observed facts or evidence ( data: plural; datum: singular) Psychology Lecture_01 Psychology Lecture_01 1414 Psychological Research Scientific observation: An empirical investigation that is structured to answer questions about the world. Research method: A systematic approach to answering scientific questions. Psychology Lecture_01 Psychology Lecture_01 1515 What Might a Psychologist Research? Developmental Psychologist : interested in human growth and development from conception until death. Learning Theorist : interested in variables affecting learning and in theories of learning. Personality Theorist : studies personality traits , dynamics, and theories. Psychology Lecture_01 Psychology Lecture_01 1616 Sensation and Perception Psychologist: Studies sense organs and the process of perception....
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