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School: University of Texas at Arlington
Department: Psychology
Course: Intro to Psychology
Professor: S. Coleman
Term: Spring 2016
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Name: PSYC 1315-005 Notes for Test 1
Description: These notes cover chapters 1,2,3,4 and 5. Feel free to email me if you have any questions.
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
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background image PSYC 1315-005 Chapter 1  August 30,2016 Psychology I. Defined but content and the scientific method II. Psychology: The  scientific study of behavior and mental process III. Methodology: The scientific study IV. Behavior vs. mental Processes-Body vs. mind V. Neural process becomes the mental process *Types of Psychology I. Experimental: take subjects and test them and they behave differently What makes an experiment I. All participants are exactly alike, except for what we do to them II. Randomly assigned, but both groups are the same III. Measure behavior mental process IV. Correlation studies V. Science: converting phenomenon to certain measures; psychometrics VI. Extrovert: intense interaction in the world, excited about reality VII. Psychopath: self-centered, believe the world exists just to serve them *Traditions  I. Biological (behavior is caused by a physiological process; in the brain) II. Analytic (the fluctuation of results) III. Psychoanalysis (unconscious motivation; the idea that stuff is going on 
in your mind causing   
IV. you to do things) V. Behaviors (all behavior results from learning, reinforcement and 
punishment
VI. Humanistic (idea on conscious, mental stuff determines behavior) VII. Cognitive (human as a computer, information processes) History of Psychology I. Western Philosophy II. Biology and Physiology a. Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) i. In 1879 Established the first psychology lab ii.         Structuralism 1.  Structures of the mind
2.  Introspection
3.  Systematic, detailed self-report
thoughts, feelings, 
motives
systematic 
methods
what can be well 
observed
background image PSYC 1315-005 Chapter 1  August 30,2016 Contemporary Approaches I. Biological (it is all physical, the brain is the physical basis of all 
thoughts and emotions)
a. In terms of ethics and morality is based on what feels good or  bad b. Neuroscience i. Nervous system a. Structure
b. Function
c. Development
d. Genetics
e. Biochemistry
II. Behavioral (how environment determines behavior) a. Environmental determinants of observable behavior
b. Rejects Explanations, referencing thought
c. Notable behaviorists
i. Ian Pavlov ii. John Watson iii. B.F. Skinner III. Psychodynamic (the idea that there is a subconscious process) a. Freud i. Psychoanalysis a. Unconscious thought
b. Conflict between biological drives and 
demands of society c. Early childhood family experiences IV. Humanistic (conscious/free will) a. Positive Human Qualities
b. Cognitive mental processes involved in knowing
c. Information processing 
d. How we interpret information, weigh it, store it , and apply it
e.  Evolutionary (explains human behavior)
f. Adaptation
g. Reproduction
h. Natural selection
V. Sociocultural (social and cultural environments) a. Differences between ethnic and cultural groups Realms of Psychology I. Physiological II. Consciousness/free will  a. Consciousness is free will, as human being it differentiates us  from animals

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School: University of Texas at Arlington
Department: Psychology
Course: Intro to Psychology
Professor: S. Coleman
Term: Spring 2016
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Name: PSYC 1315-005 Notes for Test 1
Description: These notes cover chapters 1,2,3,4 and 5. Feel free to email me if you have any questions.
Uploaded: 09/19/2016
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