Introduction of the course
Subfields in psychology
Brief history of psychology
Key issues in psychology
If theres one thing about you that you would like t0
change the most, what would that thing be?
Law of Diminish
General Psychology - Personality
Sigmund Freud: <Beyond the Pleasure Principle> (1920) & <The Ego and the id>
Howard S. Friedman & Miriam W. Schustack (2000) <Readings in Personality:
Classic Theories and Modern Research>.
The Personality Pro
11 Dec (Tue), 2:30-5:15pm, FYB LT4
Oral presentation: 10%
Written report (due 14 Dec 11:59pm): 20%
5 min + 2 min Q & A (strict time limit)
Content: 8pts (Creativity, relevance, feasibility, contr
Current Directions in Psychological
Affective Forecasting : Knowing What to Want
Timothy D. Wilson and Daniel T. Gilbert
Current Directions in Psychological Science 2005 14: 131
Response to the American Psychiatric Association:
The British Psychological Society thanks the American Psychiatric Association (APA) for the
opportunity to respond to the DSM-5 Development.
The British Psychological Society (the Society
DSM-5: The future of psychiatric
diagnosis (2012 - final
British Psychological Society response to
the American Psychiatric Association
British Psychological Society response, June, 2012
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About the British Ps
PSYC 1000A General Psychology
Group Project Guideline
This project purposes to encourage you to work in groups to creatively use what
is learnt about psychology in classroom settings to promote the welfare
PSYC 1000A General Psychology
2012-13, 1st Term
Department of Psychology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1. Course Description: What is the course about?
This is a course introducing psychology, the scientific study of human behavior. It will offer
Do Amnesics Exhibit Cognitive Dissonance Reduction? The Role of Explicit Memory and Attention in
Matthew D. Lieberman, Kevin N. Ochsner, Daniel T. Gilbert and Daniel L. Schacter
Thinking and Intelligence
<The Bell Curve> by Richard J. Herrnstein and
<The Bell Curve Debate> by 81 authors in response to
What are mental representations?
Imagine Mitt Romney becomes the new US
Psjchological Review 1996, Vol. 103, No. 1,143-164
Copyright 1996 by the An erican Psychological Association, Inc. 0033-295X/96/t3.00
In Defense of Piaget's Theory: A Reply to 10 Common Criticisms
University of Lisbon
Armando Machado Indi
Scientific Method in Psychology
Describe a real-world example of applying psychology to improve
the welfare of human being. Describe briefly (within one A-4 page,
12-point font size, single-line spacing, 1-inch margin all around)
the psychology theory or
Neuroscience and Behavior
Thought piece 1 due at midnight (Assignment #1 on
Anyone with no group?
All of you officially enrolled in this course?
Why do we ha
WHAT HAS (NEURO)PSYCHOLOGY TOLD US ABOUT THE MIND (SO FAR)?
A REPLY TO COLTHEART (2006)
(Medical Research Council MRC, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK)
Coltheart (2006, this issue) asks a practical
question about whet
Unravelling the myth
Malcolm Macmillan updates a familiar tale, 160 years after its inception
ould you survive a small crowbar
passing completely through your
head? Most psychologists would
answer Yes: almost all of them learned
1st thought piece
Due at the beginning of tutorial on 30
Quiz question suggestion
Submit via course website before 5pm,
I assume you have academic honesty
and will keep your suggestion
You can sign
Sensation and Perception!
16 Oct (2:30-3:15pm)
Please go to your own tutorial session
40 MC questions covering lectures/tutorials and
required readings for topics 1-4
Ch 1 (pp. 8-38) of David Marrs Book Visi
Thought Piece 1 grades available on course website.
Nice variety of thoughts; well written
Beware of being too long and late submission.
Talk with me if you would like to
Quiz 2 covers topics 5-9; Course outline updated.
M e m o ry
When I r s t s a w t he phot o of him a nd I s a w t he pic t ur es of t he
men t ha t wer e in f r ont of me. R ona ld Cot t on- - he jus t look ed
ex a c t ly lik e t he ma n who r a ped me. And not a lot of t ime ha d
Piaget, Jean. (1952). The Origins of Intelligence in Children (M.
Cook, Trans. 2nd ed.).
Piaget, J. (1985). The Equilibration of Cognitive Structures: The
Central Problem of Intellectual Development (T. Brown & K. J.
The Science of Health by Virginia Hughes
Virginia Hughes is a science journalist based in
Brooklyn who specializes in brain science, genetics
and biotechnology. She writes for the blog The Last
Word on Nothing (www.lastwordonnothing.com).
Shades of Grief