Lect1 - Introduction to Psychology I The History of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–10. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Introduction to Psychology I The History of Psychology Dr. Jamal Mansour jamal_mansour@sfu.ca Ψ
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Questions About the Syllabus? Research Participation System (RPS) and getting your 6% credit Volunteering in a lab WILL NOT get you RPS credit System is LOCKED until at least September 15 so you will not be able to access it Email Include PSYC100 in subject line AND your reason for contacting me Put PSYC100 in subject line for emails to TAs also
Background image of page 2
Contacting Your TAs Teaching Assistant Email Office Hours RCB 5322 Alana Cook alanac@sfu.ca Wednesdays 4:00pm – 4:30pm Chad Danyluck cdanyluc@sfu.ca Tuesdays 6:30 – 7:00pm Kristina Gicas kgicas@sfu.ca Tuesdays 3:00pm – 4:00pm Simone Viljoen svijoen@sfu.ca Wednesdays 5:30pm – 6:00pm
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Psychology is… " the science of Mental Life" -- William James The Principles of Psychology (1890) “the study of human or animal behavior" Webster's Dictionary (1988) “the scientific of behavior and its causes” (Passer & Smith, 2001)
Background image of page 4
Psychology is… psyche - Greek for the "soul" logos - Greek for the study of a subject
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Was this man a psychologist? Plato Freud
Background image of page 6
The Greeks (400 - 300 BC) Plato Knowledge from thought, independent of nature The three-part soul Appetitive, emotional, rational Rudimentary theory of personality Aristotle Knowledge is gained through observing nature 3 different souls Vegetative, sensitive, rational
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
The Dark Ages (400 – 1000 AD) After the fall of the Roman Empire Laws replace by local custom Little or no progress in science, philosophy, etc. Christian church became increasingly powerful
Background image of page 8
The Renaissance (1450 – 1600 AD) Moved from being god-centered to human- centered Independent, secular speculation about the ature of human knowledge nature of human knowledge Philosophers asking "What are ideas?“ "Are perceptions accurate reflections of reality?“ "Is there free will, or is behaviour determined?"
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 10
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 33

Lect1 - Introduction to Psychology I The History of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 10. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online