List of all the research studies that we can sign up for. Must cancel if you cant make it (24 hours in advance) Focus on ideas and concepts, not just the facts. Study q and multiple choice qs for each chapter. Psychology: is the scientific study of behavior and the mind. How they are all linked: if we can control the causes, then we should be able to control the behavior. Basic research: the quest for knowledge purely for its own sake ( goal: describe how people behave and to identify the factors that influence or cause a particular type of behavior) Applied research: is designed to solve specific practical problems (goals of each on pg8) S: would try to explain the movement by studying how muscles, tendons and bones operate. How do they help us adapt to our environment? . Sigmund freud: the first and most influential psychodynamic theory. Austrian physician that focused on mental illness.