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Lecture 1 and Modules 1,2, &3 The course notes and textbook..
Lecture 1 and Modules 1,2, &3 The course notes and textbook notes that relate to the first lecture.

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University of Waterloo
Richard Ennis

INTRODUCTION Learning Objectives Lecture Content of Psychology 1Describe the basic model of psychology and the three major variables person behaviour outcome P x E 2Describe the ABCs of psychology A affect moods etc B behaviour C cognition Perspectives of Psychology 3Describe the different perspectives and explain their focus on human experience Science of Psychology 4Describe the goals of science 5Explain the scientific method of refinement 6Describe the criteria of science 7Describe and explain correlational and causal relationships among variables Behaviours come from what people do its not scientific but rather observedModule 1 September2610 418 PM Structuralism an early school of psychology that used introspection to explore the structural elements of the human mind Functionalism a school of psychology that focused on how our mental and behavioural processes functionhow they enable us to adapt survive and flourish Behaviourism the view that psychology should be an objective science that studies behaviour without reference to mental processes Most research psychologists today agree with the first one but not the second one Humanistic Psychology historically significant perspective that emphasized the growth potential of healthy people and the individuals potential for personal growth Cognitive Neuroscience the interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with cognition including perception thinking memory and language
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