Chapter 1 Learning Objectives

Chapter 1 Learning Objectives - What does the cognitive...

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1 Chapter 1: What is Psychology? 1. Why is psychology a science, and how can it be distinguished from pseudoscience and folk wisdom? What are the 8 critical thinking guidelines that help in understanding psychological issues? What are the basic principles of Structuralism? What are the basic principles of Functionalism? What are the basic principles of Psychoanalysis? How does the biological perspective explain thoughts, feelings, and behavior? How does the learning perspective approach understanding behavior?
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Unformatted text preview: What does the cognitive perspective in psychology emphasize? What does the sociocultural perspective in psychology focus on? How does the psychodynamic perspective explain thoughts and behavior? What role did humanism and feminism play in shaping the development of modern psychology? What are the main differences between basic and applied psychology? How do psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, and psychiatrists differ from one another in their training, background, and approach to treatment?...
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