Psychology 101

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  1. What is psychology?
    The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
  2. Behavior is...
    • -Anything an organism does
    • -Any action we can observe and record (smile, yell, sweat, talk, etc)
  3. Mental Processes are...
    -Internal, subjective experiences we infer from behavior, sensations, perseptions, dreams, thoughts, bliefs, and feelings.
  4. What is the science of psychology?
    -A way of asking and snswering questions relating to human behavior.

    -Evaluates competing ideas regarding human behavior using careful observation and rigorous analysis.
  5. Psychology was not always a science. What did psychology begin with?
    Philosophy
  6. Prescientific Psychology. In India, Buddah pondered...
    how sensations and persceptions comined to form ideas.

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Psychology 101
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2011-09-11 17:14:35
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