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jan 20 past and current psych - Psychology 1 General...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Psychology 1 General Psychology Christopher Gade, PhD Office: 3412 Tolman Hall Office hours: Th 1:30-4:30 Email: [email protected] Class T/Th, 11:00-12:00 Wheeler Auditorium
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What did you want to do when you grew up?
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Psychology n Despite most people not dreaming of becoming a psychologist when they were young… and probably even in high school… psychology is an extremely popular field.
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The Appeal of Psychology n Despite what you may be hoping for,  psychologists are not able to “control” human  behavior, read someone’s mind, or torture  students and animals for entertainment n Instead, psychologists get to try to  understand, define, and predict all of the 
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Where did psychology come from? n Psychology’s roots in philosophy and biology n The mind/body/brain problem n Are the mind, brain, and body independent of  each other? n Free will versus determinism n Do we have conscious control over our  actions, or are we automatons responding to  stimuli in our environment?
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