PSYCH 1 - behavior being any observable things we do and...

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OUTLINE – Modules 1, 2, 3 Introduction 1. What is Psychology, anyway?? Scope Population Method of Inquiry 2. Some BIG Issues in Psychology 3. Subfields and Perspectives in Psychology
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WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY? Q: What do you think psychology is?? A: SCOPE (what kinds of things to psychologists study, what questions do they ask?) POPULATION (what organisms do we study?) METHOD OF INQUIRY (How do we study it?) Text definition: Psychology is the science of behavior and mental processes with
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Unformatted text preview: behavior being any observable things we do and mental processes being our internal, subjective experiences (thoughts etc) SCOPE: POPULATION: METHOD OF INQUIRY: BIG ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY 1. Conscious vs. Unconscious 2. Free will vs. Determinism 3. Individual Differences vs. Universals 4. Nature vs. Nurture PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHOLOGY Neuroscience Evolutionary Behavior Genetics Psychodynamic Behavioral Cognitive Socio-cultural Causes of physical/sexual attraction????...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Cave during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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