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(critical thinking 1/6) Welcome divergent viewss
Accepting and understanding different views from yours. Not being biased.
(Critical thinking 2/6) Value truth over self interest
Dont let ones pleasures get in the way of the real truth behind it
(critical thinking 3/6) Tolerate ambiguity
Not every single experiment or problem will have a straight answer. Need to accept "gray" answers
(critical thinking 4/6) Accepting change
Accept change, do not fear change. Sometimes change is the better way to go.
(critical thinking 5/6) Emphasize, and do not relate everything back to oneself.
" More important to be interested, than to be interesting"
(critical thinking 6/6) Recognizing your personal biases
If one recognizes personal biases, more likely they wont put more emphasis on their opinions and will be open to other opinions.
(4 Goals of psychology 1/4) Description
describing the problem
(4 goals of psychology 2/4) Explanation
understand the problem
(4 goals of psychology 3/4) Prediction
predict the outcome
(4 goals of psychology 4/4) Change
make adjustment to change.
be willing to change
(7 major perspectives of psychology 1/7) Psychoanalytic/ Psychodynamic
Unconscious processes and unresolved past conflicts
- highly influences psychology formula
(7 major perspectives of psychology 2/7) Behavioral
objective, observable environmental influences on overt behavior
(7 major perspectives of psychology 3/7) Humanistic
Free will, self actualization, human nature or naturally positive and growth-seeking
-taking responsibility for actions
(7 major perspectives of psychology 4/7) Cognitive
Thinking, perceiving, problem solving, memory, language, and info processing
(7 major of perspectives of psychology 5/7) Neuroscientifics/ Biopsychology
genetics and biological processes in the brain and other parts of nervous system.
involves more nature.
(7 major perspective of psychology 6/7) Evolutionary
natural selection, adaption, ad evolution of behavior and mental processes
- essential for humans to survive
(7 major perspectives of psychology 7/7) Sociocultural
social interaction and the culture determinants of behavior.
combines and interacts all 7 major perspectives
-one is made of bio and socially