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Midterm 1 It's the new psychology textbook!

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York University
PSYC 1010
Rebecca Jubis

Prologue Structuralismearly school of psychology that used introspection to explore the structural elements of the human kind Functionalisma school of psychology that focused on how our mental and behavioural processeshow they enable us to adapt survive and flourish Humanistic Psychologythe growth potential of healthy people and the individuals potential for personal growth Cognitive Neuroscienceinterdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with cognitionLevels of Analysisdiffering complementary views from biological to psychological to socialculture Biopsychosocial Approachintegrated approach that incorporates biological psychological and socialcultural levels of analysis Basic Researchscience that aims to increase the scientific knowledge base Applied Researchscientific study that aims to solve practical problems Counselling Psychologya branch of psychology that assists people with problems in living and achieving greater wellbeing Clinical Psychologya branch of psychology that studies assesses and treats people with psychological disorders Psychiatrya branch of medicine dealing with psychological disorders prescribing drugs SQ3Rsurvey question read rehearse and review Chapter 1 Hindsight Biastendency to believe after learning an outcome that one would have foreseen it Iknewitallalong phenomenon Critical Thinkingthinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusions It examines assumptions discerns hidden values evaluated evidence and assesses conclusions Hypothesesa testable prediction often implied by a theory Theoryan explanation using an integrated set of principles that organizes observations and predicts behaviours or events
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