{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Lecture for Lisa1

Lecture for Lisa1 - WhatisPsychology TheScientificMethod...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 What is Psychology? The Scientific Method Psychology 2012
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2 Overview What is Psychology? Historical Roots of Psychology Subfields of Psychology Ways to truth The Scientific Method
Background image of page 2
3 What is Psychology? The Study of 2  things: Behavior Any activity that  can be  observed,  measured and  recorded
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
4 What is Psychology? The Study of 2  things: Mental Processes Conscious and  unconscious  activities (e.g.,  thoughts,  emotions)
Background image of page 4
5 What does Psychology do? Describe   behaviors &  mental processes “Robert is a risk-taker  who demonstrates poor  decision making.”
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
6 What does Psychology do? Explain   behaviors &  mental processes “Robert’s attraction to risky  activities is genetically  based, but also influenced  by his upbringing.  He has  show poor decision making  since he was a child,  probably because he never  had to suffer the  consequences of his  actions.”
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}