Chapter 1: Introduction and History of Psychology
Exm: We usue psychology everyday, analyzing others.
Exm: Astrology, fortune telling, horoscopes, graphology, etc.
Exm: Hear the things we want to hear.
Exm: They typically teach in high schools, colleges, and universities; Mrs. Bento
Exm: They work in different places such as clinics, schools, airports, and factories.
Exm: Psychiatrists look at patients with a medical viewpoint.
Exm: Structuralists focused on the “elements” that made up the mind.
Exm: Describing your sensations to different stimuli.
Exm: They believed the mental process was continually changing.
Exm: Instead of parts, they focused on the whole; opposite of Structuralists.
Exm: They argued that objective science of psychology should only deal with what you observe.
Exm: The psychoanalytic theory is quite an important idea in modern psychology.
Exm: Puts emphasis on how brain activity and our composition has an impact on our behavior, personality, ablilities, and preferences.
Exm: This has led to discoveries of brain wave patterns.
Exm: Suggests that human traits came from our ancestral past.
Exm: Our genes and surroundings shape have an influence of who we become.
Exm: How we interpret our experiences has an effect on what we think and do.
Exm: Thinking, memory, perception, and senssation
Exm: Involves cognitive psychology, neurology, biology, computer science, linguistics, and specialists from other fields interested in the connection between mental processes and the brain.
Exm: Those adhering to this view commonly practice counseling or psychotherapy.
Exm: This view puts emphasis on treating mental disorders.
Exm: Puts emphasis on human nature such as human growth, potential, and ability.
Exm: Rewards and punishments can have an effect on the way we act.
Exm: This view has been used to explore obedience, aggression, loving, and conformity.
Exm: Culture has a great influence on us.
Exm: View common among psychologists why do mental testing.