Lecture Notes - Introduction to Psychology PSY101-S&M...

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1 Introduction to Psychology PSY101-S&M Larry W. Hawk, Ph.D. University at Buffalo, State University of New York These handouts are for Dr. Hawk’s Psychology 101 course at UB. Updated Spring 2011. Where are we going today? I. Introductions II. Overview of course III. Overview of psychology IV. Epilogue: So what? If time, onward with history of psychology I am an Academic Clinical Psychologist • A case study: Psychologist LH • Work: Research, Teach, Service • Play: Family, Coach, Sports Here I am!
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2 Where are we going today? I. Introductions TAs: II. Overview of course (process) • Science, not pop psych • Freud? Bandura? Dr. Phil? Dr. Laura? • Skepticism is valued! • Skepticism v. cynicism • Critical thinking – • What we know + How we know it II. Overview of Course (Content) • UBlearns - content • The tutorials will walk you through a lot
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3 II. Overview of course (cont’d) • Requirements: • exams • web quizzes (next tue) • Research (next thur) • Be an active learner! • Reading (test yourself; hands on features) , clickers (thur / tue), web quizzes, attendance… II. Overview of course (cont’d) • TO DO: • Get materials this week • Watch tutorials • Register access code • Register clicker • Confused? Ask, office hrs III. Overview of Psychology A. Psychology is. .. … so what? B. Recurring philosophical questions / perspective C. What psychologists do: Subfields / approaches D. Careers E. Commonalities Note outline format – pdfs
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4 III.A. Psychology is. .. III.A. Psychology is.
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