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Unformatted text preview: p; female Ph.Ds. in psy. II. Fundamental Issues II. Fundamental Issues
1. 2. 3. Stability vs. Change Rationality vs. Irrationality Nature vs. Nurture John Locke – “tabula rasa” Descartes – some ideas are innate Darwin – innate physical and behavioral Darwin traits that allow organisms to survive and reproduce and III. Psychology’s Subfields III. Psychology’s Subfields Clinical psychology – studies, assesses, and Clinical treats people with psy disorders. treats Psychiatry – A branch of medicine dealing Psychiatry with psy. disorders. with Educational Psychology – how people learn. Educational Achievement tests, classroom environment, education of mentally disabled. education Counseling Psychology – deals with nondeviant behavior and relationships: school deviant counselors, marriage counselors, etc. counselors,...
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