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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY-0001
Professor
Yvonne Wakeford
Semester
Fall

Description
­ Psychology: the scientific study of mind, brain, and behavior o Scientific: use the scientific method o Mind: mental activity o Brain: an ‘electronic device’ o Behavior: observable actions ­ Dutton & Aron, 1974: Misattribution of the sources of emotional states o Misattribution of physiological arousal as physical attraction ­ Cognition (psychology): aspects of mental processing that relate to basic processes that  we perform (ex. perception and sensation through speaking, listening) o Importance of attention  Can’t absorb everything that comes in o Memory  Store information we perceive o Consciousness ­ Sumby & Pollack, 1954: Audio­visual intervention o
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