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Psych 101L

by: Grace Heavey

Psych 101L Psych 101L

Grace Heavey


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The notes cover what we learned in week 1
Intro to Psychology
Dr. Moody
Class Notes
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Grace Heavey on Friday October 7, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Psych 101L at Marist College taught by Dr. Moody in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views. For similar materials see Intro to Psychology in Psychology (PSYC) at Marist College.


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Date Created: 10/07/16
Welcome to Psychology ● Psychology- psyche+logia ○ Life+study of (greek) ● What is psych? ○ What do psychologist study? ■ Biological foundations ■ Mental life ■ Change ■ Self and others ■ Potential and dysfunction ○ What do psychologist do? ■ Basic research ■ Mental health ■ Applied psychology ● Biopsychology/neuroscience ○ Biology, behavior, and mental ○ Physical and chemical ○ Structure and function ● Clinical ○ Specializes in evaluating, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological disorders ● Cognitive ○ Exam “higher” mental processes ■ Thought, memory, intelligence, creativity, language ● Comparative ○ Study of behavior and mental processes of non human animals ○ Emphasizes evolution and cross-species comparisons ● Counseling ○ Less serious disturbed individuals ○ Focus on social, education, and careers changes ● Cross-Culture ○ Similarities and differences in and across various cultures and ethnic groups ● Developmental ○ Course of human growth and development from conception to death ● Educational ○ Process of education and work to promote intellectual, social, and emotional development of children in school ● Environmental ○ How people are affected by the physical environment ● Experimental ○ Processes such as learning, conditioning, motivation, emotion, sensation, and perception in humans and other animals (most psychologist have a specialized focus) ● Forensic ○ Applied psychology to legal system, jury selection, profiling, and treatment ● Gender and/or Cultural ○ How men and women and different cultures differ and are similar ● Health ○ How biology, psychology, and social factors affect health and illness ● Industrial/Organizational ○ Applied to workplace ■ Personnel selection, leadership, job satisfaction, motivation, group processes


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