Tom Konzileski (how it's said)
Intro to Psyc 1100
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Four mid-term examinations and a final exam during April 7-17 exam period.
Oct 21 Monday evening 7:00 pm in room 1022
Nov 25 Monday evening 7:00 pm in room 1022
Jan 20 Monday evening 7:00 pm in room 1022
Mar 3 Monday evening 7:00 pm in room 1022
Beginning of the book has a chapter how to study.
*Essay topic: summary of how to study (on the 1st chapter on the book)
Good idea to read ahead
psyche: mind "breath of life"
Eros's sidekick or consort in Greek mythology
Cupid's consort in roman mythology
logos: knowledge or study
definition: the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
behavior: overt (ex can be directly observed, as with crying, watching TV, gambling)
mental processes: covert (ex cannot be directly observed, as with thinking, dreaming
Psychology is a science and a profession
scientific observation us the most powerful way to answer a question about behavior
do research to discover new knowledge, teach, apply psychology to solve problems in
mental health, education, business, sports, law and medicine
Empiricism (discovering new knowledge): the goals
to measure and describe behaviors
To gather empirical evidence: information gained from direct observation and measurement
scientific observation then draw valid conclusion