10 - Psych Class Notes Foundations Antecedents of...

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Psych Class Notes 9/13/10 Foundations Antecedents of Psychology o Folk Psychology Common Sense—worldwide knowledge Built in idea about how other people think Automatically know—no matter what culture Belief-Desire psychology—underwrites our psychological knowledge—we all have intuitions about how others will behave, and most of the time we are right o Wisdom Traditions Good Psychological advice— Ex: “ if you can’t say something nice….” Ex: “In polite Company, don’t discuss….” o Philosophy Problems of the mind How do we know things? How do we perceive things in the world? Ex: Plato o He thought that different motivations were located in different parts of the body—intelligence in the head, hunger in the stomach, courage in the heart o Big head= very smart o Size of body part corresponds to motivation in the person o Thought was recollection—if we thought something it meant we recognized something we’d seen before
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