- OnQ discussion forum - Ask TA or email [email protected] - Visit SASS (sass.queensu.ca) - ASUS peer tutoring (paid)- queensassus GRADE: Miss more than 7 labs: automatic fail 1% extra credit per hour of research participation (up to 5%) Lecture polls: participation marks only. We drop 20%. Put in about 10 hrs/ week
- Check queens email (main point of contact) - Subscribe to course announcements OnQ - Read syllabus, complete week 1 readings and do the quiz - Put midterm on calendar (Sat, Oct 5 @ 9am) - Submit any accommodations letters - Complete lecture poll / get a web ready device Weekly quizzes: qlicker.queensu.ca Course Code: 7KU27R Philosophical roots of Psychology Structuralism: Knowledge through reductions into elements Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) sought to identify mental “atoms” Used reaction time and introspection Functionalism: knowledge through understanding utility William James (1842-1910) researched the purpose of conscious behaviour Experimentation and “naturalistic” introspection (why did you pat your child on the head- unreliable technique) Empiricism: Knowledge through sensory observation - Behaviour is a measurable, mind is not - Introspection failures… - Do people and animals associate predictive stimuli with food?
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