NOTES ABOUT FAMOUS PSYCHOLOGISTS
George Kelly- George Kelly was a cognitive psychologist from the Midwest. George
Kellys ideas were wrapped around his personal construct theory. The personal
construct theory basically says that each person develops a cons
Theories of Personalities
History of Personality Study (1879 Wundt founded laboratory)
Psychology became a science because we use empirical methods.
After Wundt behaviorism came about. (John Watson)
Watson applied his psychology to selling items
Chapter 1 (History)
Objectivity- Is not having bias.
Good side of having an experience with mental illness- We have a personal connection and see
it, developing a sense of comfort,
Bad side of having and experience with mental illness-
EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY NOTES
Two types of Hypotheses
Correlational- assertion that there is a relationship.
Experimental- assertion that one variable causes differences.
(Scientists do not prove!)
Correlational Strategy- observing what is happening nat
Notes for Developmental Psychology
Why are there gender differences?
Biology (genetics and hormones)
Evolution men=dominant and aggressive Women=nurturing
Social Role Theory
Social Learning Theory (books, operant conditioning, observational learni