lec 02 - History of Psychology

lec 02 - History of Psychology - Psychology What is it and...

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Psychology What is it and where did it come from Like so much we take for granted it is the product of alien technology that our government has bartered for the lives of the less fortunate.
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What is Psychology Psychologist Psychiatrist
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Psychology The scientific study of behavior and mental processes Psychology has 4 major goals Explain behavior Understand behavior Predict behavior Ability to change behavior
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History of Psychology
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Roots of Psychology How old is psychology? A) Less than 100 yrs B) Between 100–1000 yrs C) Between 1000-2000 yrs D) Over 2000 yrs
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Global Curiosity… Thinking about the mind and behavior is not new. India: Buddha ponders sensation and perception and its influence on ideas China: Confucius promotes intellect and morality. Israel: Hebrew scholars link emotion to mind. Egypt: Heart is viewed as home of mental activity Persia: emotional disorders linked to evil spirits and punished with death.
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor All during the Fall '08 term at Colorado State.

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