PSY 1101K_Lecture1_Jan9

PSY 1101K_Lecture1_Jan9 - PSY 1101K PSY 1101K INTRODUCTION...

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Unformatted text preview: PSY 1101K PSY 1101K INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY Mondays 11:30­1:00 & Thursdays 1:00­2:30 Montpetit 202 Video #1 Video #1 Origins of Psychology http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =65dyBoqGSgU The Beginnings of Psychology The Beginnings of Psychology Sub­discipline of philosophy or biology Psychological Science Systematic Observations Critical Thinking The Beginnings of Psychology The Beginnings of Psychology University of Leipzig, Germany, December 1879 Wilhelm Wundt Reaction Time Experiments Structuralism Structuralism The structural elements of the mind E.B. Titchener Introspection Functionalism Functionalism Focuses on the functions of our thoughts, feelings and ideas Evolution through Natural Selection William James Behaviorism Behaviorism Psychology must focus on observable behavior John Watson Classical and Operant Conditioning Psychoanalysis Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud The Unconscious Mind Psychoanalysis Humanistic Psychology Humanistic Psychology Abraham Maslow & Carl Rogers Emphasized current environmental influences on our growth potential Highlighted need for love and acceptance Cognitive Psychology & Cognitive Psychology & Neuroscience Cognitive Psychology Focus on how we encode, process, store and retrieve information Neuroscience Thoughts underlie all behaviors study of the brain from a biological (what’s it made of) and physiological (how it works) point of view Cognitive Neuroscience Video#2 Video#2 Current Perspectives in Psychology http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= qbWlAvQQwic&feature= results_main&playnext =1&list=PL9145FCAFEF1F13C4 Levels Of Analysis Levels Of Analysis Biopsychosocial Approach Biopsychosocial Approach ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course PSY 1101 taught by Professor Textbook during the Winter '08 term at University of Ottawa.

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