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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) Freud (psychodynamic) theory (late 1800s; early 1900s) Behavioral psychology (early 1900s) WWI and WWII Humanistic approaches (1960s) Cognitive approaches (1970s)
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Figure 1.1 Early Research Laboratories in North America
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Different Schools of Psychology (Historical and Recent) Structuralism Functionalism Psychodynamic Humanistic
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