Introduction to Psychology This is the lecture outline, as provided by Dr. Ennis, with my own annotations.

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Published on 16 Oct 2011
School
University of Waterloo
Department
Psychology
Course
PSYCH101
Professor
Environment
Person
Behaviour
Outcome
Introduction to Psychology
Lecture
Content of Psychology: Basic Model & The ABC's
The ABC’s (Tripartite model):
A Affect (moods, feelings, emotions)
B Behaviour (things that we do, the way we act)
C Cognition (thoughts, related to phenomenon; reasoning, decision
making, all cognitive processes involved)
The Basic Model:
Perspectives of Psychology (View Points, Schools)
Psychodynamic
Originated by Sigmund Freud
Focused on Person (see basic model)
Answers who we are or why we act the way we do lie within deep
within the recesses of our unconscious mind
Signifies the birth of a humane treatment of mental disorders
Behavioural (Environmentalism or Behaviouralism)
Ivan Pavlov is one of the pioneers of this movement
John Watson and B.F. Skinner also notable
Focused on the behaviour
You don’t have to look at the mind to understand the behaviour
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Content of psychology: basic model & the abc"s. B behaviour (things that we do, the way we act) C cognition (thoughts, related to phenomenon; reasoning, decision making, all cognitive processes involved) Answers who we are or why we act the way we do lie within deep within the recesses of our unconscious mind. Signifies the birth of a humane treatment of mental disorders. Ivan pavlov is one of the pioneers of this movement. John watson and b. f. skinner also notable. You don"t have to look at the mind to understand the behaviour. Looks at environmental stimuli, which act on a person and how the person responds to them. Became fundamental in psychology and was believed to be true (as opposed to psychodynamism) Cognitive revolution reintroduced focus on the person, but in a scientific manner. Explores the way in which people think. Leads to understanding various mental disorders and developing appropriate therapeutic measures. The cognitive behavioural approach was developed (between.

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