PSY100s-intro11 - lecture 1

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PSY100s Introduction to Psychology Dr. Dax Urbszat, B.Sc., LL.B., M.A., Ph.D. Office: Room 4042 SSH Office hours: Monday 4:30-6:00 Email:  Psy100e@psych.utoronto.ca
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Psychology Psyche – “soul” Logos – “to study” Wilhelm Wundt (1870s) combines the disciplines of philosophy and physiology
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What is Psychology? Psychology is the scientific study of behavior. “anything an animal or human does, feels, or thinks.” Psychology is a science firmly based in empirical research. Psychology has broad application.
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Major Perspectives Biological Psychoanalytic Behavioral Humanistic Cognitive Evolutionary
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Major Areas of Research Social Physiological Cognitive/Perception Personality/Abnormal Developmental Psychometrics Health Forensics
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Professional Practice Experimental/Academic Clinical Counseling Educational Industrial Organization Sports Forensics
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Psychological Themes 1. Psychology is empirical
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