Unit 1 Outline - Introduction Course Warning What is...

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Introduction Course Warning What is Psychology? How Psych Fits in with Other Disciplines Fields of Psychology Seven Contemporary Approaches 1. Biological 2. Psychodynamic 3. Behaviorist 4. Humanistic 5. Cognitive 6. Sociocultural/Cross-Cultural 7. Evolutionary Importance of Critical Thinking Critical Thinking Steps 1. Examine how the terms are defined 2. Inspect the evidence 3. Look for potential biases 4. Ask whether the conclusions have been oversimplified or overgeneralized 5. Consider other possible interpretations 6. Tolerate uncertainty Research Methods Four Steps Five Research Methods 1. Experiment 2. Correlational Study 3. Survey 4. Case Study 5. Direct Observation Neuroscience and Behavior Introduction Neuron How Do Neurons Communicate? Endocrine System Nervous System Divisions - Peripheral Nervous System - Central Nervous System Brain Structures - Hindbrain o Medulla o Cerebellum o Pons o Reticular Formation - Midbrain
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- Forebrain o Limbic System Septum Amygdala Hippocampus
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Norden during the Spring '08 term at Marquette.

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Unit 1 Outline - Introduction Course Warning What is...

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