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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1000
Professor
Dan Meegan
Semester
Fall

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September 17, 2012 Module 2: Thinking Critically - Common sense is not sufficient to understand and predict behavior - Scientific method is necessary to understand and predict behavior Intuitive Physics: - Common sense vs. scientific method - Intuition folk psychology Intuition - eg. Facial attractiveness - Intuition: distinctive faces are attractive - Science: average faces are attractive - Intuition: individuals consistent over time - Science: inconsistent (eg. Hormonal state) – when a male has a lot of testosterone – square looking jaw (women think they are the most attractive while ovulating when they are capable of getti
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