Psychology in Action 9th Edition

Psychology in Action

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the five major perspectives--psychoanalytic, behavioristic, humanistic, cognitive, or biological. We sometimes ask them to complete a 3 X 5 card with their name and vote and then compare their choices from the beginning of the term to the close of the term. 5. What motivates people to believe in pseudopsychologies and to spend millions of their hard earned dollars on psychic hotlines in the face of so much scientific evidence to the contrary? Discuss the problems. 6. When, if ever, should research ethics be violated? Does the data ever justify the means? 7. What specific skills can students learn from the study of psychology that will make them more attractive to employers? See . html for some answers. 8. Challenge students to come up with three or more areas of human endeavor to which psychology has nothing to contribute. Encourage other students to think of ways that these areas do use or could use the contributions of psychology. 9. What reasons are there for subjecting psychic claims to scientific examination? Do we have to know how psychic phenomena occur before we can test their validity? 10.How can the field of psychology help you become better, more successful learners? Instructor's Resource Guide               Chapter 1                                 Page 14
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W eb S ites Demonstrations, Tutorials, & Class Materials This site is maintained by Dr. Linda Walsh from the University of Northern Iowa. The site contains numerous links to web sites of interest for faculty and introductory psychology students. Classics in the History of Psychology This York University site provides access to pages devoted to classic articles and books on psychology topics. Among the authors covered are Plato, Skinner, James, Wundt, and Watson. Today in the History of Psychology This site is organized by date providing access to over 3100 critical or key events in the history of psychology and allows a person to determine the events that occurred on that date. American Psychological Association If you ever wondered what professional psychology is really about, visit APA's PsychNET, the main World Wide Web site of the largest psychological association in the world. You can read the Monitor, the APA monthly newsletter, and look at the classified ads for jobs in psychology. You can also visit the home pages of many of the 49 divisions of APA from here. Association for Psychological Science The Psychology Hall of Fame This comprehensive web site provides students with access to short biographies of famous psychologists.
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