Learning Objectives Chapter 1_1

Learning Objectives Chapter 1_1 - Chapter 1 LO 1.1 Define...

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Chapter 1 LO 1.1 Define psychology , explain reasons for studying it, and how psychology can be both a science and a profession. LO 1.2 Explain the problem with using common sense as a source of information. LO 1.3 Describe what behavior is and differentiate overt from covert behavior. LO 1.4 Explain what empirical evidence is and give an example of it. Explain how this search for empirical evidence set psychology apart from other fields of study and why some topics in psychology are difficult to study. LO 1.5 Explain why and how animals are used in research and define the term animal model in your discussion. List a way in which psychological research may benefit animals. LO 1.6 List and explain the four goals of psychology and its ultimate goal, including why the word control has a special meaning for psychologists which is distinct from the everyday meaning of the word. LO 1.7 Define the term critical thinking and describe its four basic principles. LO 1.8 Indicate the foundations and fallacies of each of the following pseudopsychologies : a. palmistry ; b . phrenology ; c. graphology ; and d. astrology . Explain why these
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Smigla during the Fall '10 term at Joliet Junior College.

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Learning Objectives Chapter 1_1 - Chapter 1 LO 1.1 Define...

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