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Unformatted text preview: Important Info Syllabus Textbook, My PsychLab Requirements Blackboard Nature of the course Supplemental Instructor: Margo Scale Teaching Assistant for grading: Ashley Robinson Important Info Participant pool participation – Participant Pool TA Email: [email protected] – Information http://www.cas.sc.edu/psyc/ugpartpool.html – Experiment web site http://sc.sona-systems.com Outline for Chapter 1 What is Psychology? Levels of Analysis The Evolution of a Science What Psychologists do Ethics What Is Psychology? Psychology is the science of mental processes and behavior . – What is science ? – What are mental processes ? – What is behavior ? Levels of Analysis The person The group The brain The Evolution of a Science Structuralism – Wilhelm Wundt & Edward Titchener (student of Wundt) – Focused on identifying the “building blocks” of consciousness – Introspection: Looking within Not objectively verifiable The Evolution of a Science Functionalism – William James –...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course PYSC 101 taught by Professor Baylis during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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