The Subfields of Psychology: Psychologys Family Tree Notes
Specializes in the biological bases of behavior
Sensation, perception, learning and thinking
Methodological study of sensing, perceiving, learning
Theory of Epistemology Notes
Our beliefs about the nature of knowledge, our epistemology,
profoundly influence our approach to education.
Psychology of Learning
Our beliefs about how people learn, our psychology of
learning, profoundly influence our appro
Theory of Human strengths Notes
Despite all the difficulties of life, majority of people manage
to live with dignity and purpose.
Positive psychology adopts a more optimistic perspective on
human potential, motives, and capacities.
Humanistic psychology w
Humanistic Psychology Notes
Optimistic view of
Philosophy rather than
Pyramid of needs
Need evidence to
Seligman Experiment Notes
No coping mechanism.
No way to terminate shock.
Had coping mechanism.
Press nose button to terminate shock.
Seligman Experiment: part 2
All groups received the same co
Process of Learning Notes
Learning involves the individual
Learning involves others
Learning takes place somewhere
In physical environment
With things and tools
Learning occurs over time
Educational Psychology important terms Notes
Developing the capacities and potential of the individual so
as to prepare that individual to be successful in a specific
society or culture. From this perspective, education is
serving primarily an
Shares ideas with Humanistic Psychology Notes
Psychology Gifted Education programs
After war, seemed more appropriate to focus on helping
children with developmental disabilities.
Gifted programs encouraged but not funded.
Exceptional children are on both
Broad domains of theories Notes
Behaviorism (Ch. 3)
Constructivism (Ch. 5)
Sociocultural (Ch. 6)
Cognitivism (Ch. 7)
I believe that (the) educational process has two sidesone
psychological and one sociological. . . Profound differences in theory are