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Week 1- Lecture 1 Notes

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Week 1- Lecture 1 Notes 1410

Tiffany Notetaker
Gen Psychology
Dr Catherine Crooks

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Tiffany Notetaker on Tuesday September 1, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to 1410 at Middle Tennessee State University taught by Dr Catherine Crooks in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see Gen Psychology in Psychlogy at Middle Tennessee State University.


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Date Created: 09/01/15
Psychology 1410 11201245 Tuesday amp Thursday Augu5t27t What is Psychology The science of behavior and mental cognitive processes 0 Behavior 0 Mind 0 Science Origins of Psychology Wilhelm Wundt 0 quotFather of Psychologyquot Schools of Thought Structuralism Wundt 0 Didn t question consciousness Functionalism WM James 0 Looked at purpose of consciousness o Looked at adaption and change in our environments Psychoanalysis Freud 0 Has nothing to do with consciousness o All about unconsciousness Major Psychological Perspectives Biological Physiological o How bodily events effect behavior feelings and thoughts Might study Sexuald ves Medications Behavioral Learning 0 How behavior is acquired and modi ed in response to environmental in uences Reward and Punishments How we react Cognitive o How we process store and use information o How thoughts effect behavior Sociocultural CrossCultural o How does cultural and social effect behavior Psychodynamic o How early childhood experiences and the unconscious effect behavior Humanistic o All have freewill in determining how we are going to react in a speci c situation FreeWill Fate Selfact realization Evolutionary o Naturalselection September 1St Review Chapter 1 Handout 1 for de nitions Review Chapter 1 Handout 2 for types of Psychologists Psychology as a Profession 0 Clinical Testing Not much therapy 0 Counseling More therapy Cannot be called psychologist because not enough schooling 0 EducationalSchooling Go into school every now and again for iq testing and other tests 0 lndustrialOrganizational Work industries 0 Developmental Look at behavior over time o Psychometrics Same as Quantitive


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