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PSY 120 Review for Exam 1
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Chapter 1: Introduction to the Study of Psychology Ancient roots of psychology (Greeks, Religion) Influences on psychology (nativisits, rationalists, empiricists, etc.) Key figures in psychology (Wilhelm Wundt, William James, etc) Schools of psychology (structuralism, behaviorism, etc) Types of psychologists
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Chapter 2: Tools of Psychological Research Goals of Psychological Science (description, prediction, explanation and control) Types of research designs (descriptive, correlational, experiments) Observational Techniques (case study, survey, naturalistic observation, psychological testing) Correlation and causation Random Assignment When to use experiments Inferential Statistics (probabilistic causation, error and bias) Ethics (IRB, principles)
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Chapter 2: Tools of Psychological Research Resistance to psychology’s findings (judgement overconfidence, folk wisdom, pseudoscience) Scientific Theory (operationism,
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