Lecture 1

Lecture 1 - *Psychological Themes* IMPORTANT! 1. Psychology...

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***Psychological Themes*** IMPORTANT!!!! 1. Psychology is “empirical” 2. -something you can physically touch, feel, smell, and obtain 3. Psychology is theoretically diverse. 4. -people view the same same phenomenon differently 5. Physiology evolves in a socio-historical context. 6. -Psychology has developed through history 7. Behavior is determined by multiple causes. 8. -it can be complex, not just one answer 9. Heredity and the environment jointly influence behavior 10. -environment influences how we act as a human 11. Our experience of the real world is highly subjective 12. -people perceive different environments differently due to their own personal experiences HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY*** psyche- Greek for soul logos- Greek for study of a subject ***animism- everything in nature is alive (how we view things) ***anthropomorphism- to put human emotions into something else, everything is a spirit or ghost ( controlling objects by giving them human quality). . magic allows us to exercise influence through magic
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course PGS 101 taught by Professor Blan during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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Lecture 1 - *Psychological Themes* IMPORTANT! 1. Psychology...

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