Framework for Psychology

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Overview of Psychology Framework in Psychology Psychological Perspectives
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“As long as our brain is a mystery, the universe – a reflection of the structure of the brain – will also be a mystery.” - Santiago Ramon y Cajal “There is no scientific study more vital to man than the study of his own brain. Our entire view of the universe depends on it.” - Francis H.C. Crick
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Psychology's Big Debate Psychology's Big Debate Nature vs. Nurture Genetics Genetics Society Society Chemistry Chemistry Observation Observation Biology Biology Parenting Parenting
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Enduring Issues in Psychology Person — Situation Heredity —Environment Stability — Change Diversity Mind — Body
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Scientific Revolutions Copernican Earth is not the center of the cosmos; it is just a spec of dust.” Darwinian Far from being the pinnacle of creation we are actually a species of ape and derive from the same family as everything else.” Freudian Even though we claim to be in complete control of ourselves, our behavior is actually governed by a cauldron of chemicals and psychological processes that we are completely unaware of.” DNA Life is basically chemicals”
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Scientific Revolutions Potential (greatest revolution) Understanding the very brain itself. This will change our view of who we are and how we understand the cosmos. This will bridge science and all other fields-theology, art, music, sociology, economics, government…etc. Neuroecology or neurotheology for example.
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What is Psychology? Discipline concerned with behavior and mental processes and
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PSYCH 2301 taught by Professor Michaelrose during the Fall '12 term at Collins.

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