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How did psychology develop from its prescientific roots in

Myers' Psychology for AP | 2nd Edition | ISBN: 9781464113079 | Authors: David G. Myers ISBN: 9781464113079 170

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How did psychology develop from its prescientific roots in early understandings of mind and body to the beginnings of modern science?

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Psychology Chapter 1 ❖ Psychology​:​ the scientific study of behavior and mental process ➢ Behavior: observable actions of a person or animal ➢ Mind: thoughts, feelings, sensations, perceptions, memories, dreams, motives, and other subjunctive experiences ❖ Psychology’s subfields ➢ Personality, behavioral, biological, cognitive, neuroscientist, social, clinical, cultural, evolutionary ❖ Pleasure principle:​ the instinctive drive to seek pleasure and avoid pain, expressed by the id as a basic motivating force that reduces psychic tension ❖ Reality principle:​ the ego’s control of the pleasure-seeking activity of the id in order to meet the demands of the external world ❖ Neurosis:​ a psychological state characterized by excessive anxiet

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Textbook: Myers' Psychology for AP
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Author: David G. Myers
ISBN: 9781464113079

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