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Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications 5th Edition

Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications (5th Edition)

Book Edition5th Edition
Author(s)Nevid
ISBN9781305964150
PublisherCengage
SubjectPsychology
Section 1.2: Psychologists: Who They Are and What They Do
The Brain Loves a Puzzle
End of Chapter
THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT PSYCHOLOGY
Chapter 1, Section 1.1, Recite It, Exercise 1
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Define psychology and explain why psychology is a science.

 

Psychology is the science of (a) ________ and mental processes. Psychology is a science because it applies the scientific model in testing claims and beliefs in the light of (b) ________ .

Define psychology and explain why psychology is a science.

 

Psychology is the science of (a) ________ and mental processes. Psychology is a science because it applies the scientific model in testing claims and beliefs in the light of (b) ________ .

Here is a tip:

It refers to the observable conduct displayed by an individual.

Explanation

The mentioned field refers to an observable phenomenon. It was seen as a field in which the response was emitted by the organism in the presence of a stimulus.  The mentioned discipline focuses on the conduct as it is considered as a manifestation of the inner, mental processes.  

Verified Answer

  • Behavior 

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