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Lecture 1 - Introducing Psychology Background Psychology...

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Introducing Psychology - Background Psychology 101 David L. Penn, Ph.D.
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Introduction to this class Review syllabus Study tips Read chapter ahead of time If available, download lecture ahead of time Read personal applications at the end of the chapter Read review section at the end of chapter Use the online resources (see syllabus) Take the practice test Visit our office hours
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What is Psychology? Definition Relevant Terms Behavior Theory Hypotheses Operational Definition Scientific Method
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Goals of Psychology Description Explanation Prediction Control
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Historical Overview Wundt - First Psychological Laboratory (late 1800s) wanted to study consciousness and the elements (or parts) of consciousness Brought to the United States by G. Stanly Hall and est. at Johns Hopkins Univ. the first psychology lab Univ. of Nebraska est. first undergrad study in late 1800s Freud (psychodynamic) theory (late 1800s; early 1900s)
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