Honors Introductory Psychology
Honors Introductory Psychology PSYC 121
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Date Created: 10/19/15
Module 1 What is Psychology What to Expect History amp Development of Psychology Nature v Nurture Issue Psychology s 3 Main Levels of Analysis Basic v Applied Research The Influence of Psychology Early Stages of Psychology Aristotle Wundt Early Stages of Psychology Psychology developed from established fields It was developed in countries from around the world Began as the quotstudy of mental lifequot and remained so until the 19205 Early Stages of Psychology James Freud Behaviorism 1920519605 John Watson BF Skinner Humanistic Psychology 19605 Carl Rogers Abraham l cl Au 3quot More Changes in Psychology quotCognitive Revolutionquot Today s Definition of Psychology Goals of Psychology Contemporary Psychology Psychology s Big Question Nature Biology Nurture Experience 39353935 Originamni T Repi druction39rightsibaina 39IE39fF m quot wwwCartoonStotkcom 3 Main Levels of Analysis Biological Psychological Socialcultural Biopsychosocial Approach Biological in uences Psychological influences natural selection of adaptive I learned fears and other learned physiology and behaviors expectations genetic predispositions responding I emotional responses to environment cognitive processing a d brain mechanisms perceptualinterpretations hormonal influences Behavior or mental process Socialcultural influences presence of others cultural societal and family expectations peer and other group influences 0 compelling models such as in the media Research in Psychology Basic Research Applied Research Psychology as a Helping Profession Counseling Psychologists Clinical Psychologists Psychiatrists Psychology s Influence Influences other fields and disciplines Influences modern culture quotKnowledge transforms usquot Things to Remember Psychology is constantly evolving Nature via Nurture Biopsychosocial Approach Basic v Applied Research Psychology s Influence
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