Lecture 2 PSYC 1
The study of how individuals think, feel, and behave in social situations
What do people do, on average, in the context of a social setting?
Process of evaluating and knowing other
PSYC 1 Lecture 1
Inner state that energizes people toward the fulfillment of a goal
Something inside propelling you towards the successful completion of a goal
We override instincts all the time, so instinct is not always the
The study of how individuals think, feel, and
behave in social situations.
The process of evaluating and knowing other
Impression Formation Process
An inner state that energizes people
toward the fulfillment of a goal.
Drive Theory physiological needs
arouse tension that motivates people to
satisfy the need (reduce tension).
(Hull, 1943, 1952).
Part 2 of Intro to Psychology
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My Goals and Yours
I hope to engage you with
Social and Emotional Development
Controversy: is there a critical period for
other aspects of language in humans?
We cant do experimental studies!
Genie The wild child
Isolated & abused - age 20 mos to 13 yrs
When found she had no language
The scientific study of people who suffer
mental, emotional, and often physical pain
as a result of psychopathology.
Theories and Treatments