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Lecture 2 - History

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Psychology
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PSYCH 100
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Psych 100Lecture 2Fall 14WedeLecture 2HistoryHow is Psychology definedPsychology isThe scientific study of Behavior Mental processesWhat are the goals of PsychologyDescriptionDescribe an objective way of whats going onPredictionExplanationApplicationcontrolDescribe predict explain applyPsychology ThenWhen did psychology beginImpossible to say for sureWhen did we start to wonder about ourselvesPreGreekBehavior is influenced by godsnatureMind centered in the heart or other organs The Greek 300 BC NativismnatureThe idea that our thoughts ideas and characteristics are inbornLearn about ourselves by examining ones thoughts and feelingsIntrospectionmodern term meaning looking withinSocratesPlatoEmpiricismnurtureKnowledge is gained through experience sensesAristotleHuman behavior is subject to lawsMotivated to seek pleasure not pain Middle AgesThen No One Cares1 AD to 1000 ADWar takes precedence1000 AD to 1500 AD1 2014 Wede
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