PSY 1101L_Lecture1_Jan10

PSY 1101L_Lecture1_Jan10 - PSY 1101L PSY 1101L INTRODUCTION...

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Unformatted text preview: PSY 1101L PSY 1101L INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY Tuesdays 8:30­10:00 & Fridays 10:00­11:30 Morisset 218 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 Wilhelm Wundt University of Leipzig, Germany, December 1879 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 John Watson Psychology must focus on observable behavior 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 Neuroscience Focus on how we encode, process, store and retrieve information Sensation, perception, memory, problem solving 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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