COMPLETE General Psychology Lecture Notes [Part 1] - 93% on final

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Department
Psychological & Brain Sciences
Course
CAS PS 101
Professor
Maya Rosen
Semester
Fall

Description
Lecture 1 10/05/2010 Psychology – Studies what we do and why we do it, behavioral and mental processes Critical Thinking 1. Ask questions 2. Define terms 3. Examine evidence 4. Analyze assumptions and biases 5. Avoid emotional reasoning 6. Don’t oversimplify 7. Consider other interpretations 8. Tolerate uncertainty Psychology’s Past Structuralism Wilhelm Wundt Early approach, analysis of immediate experience into basic elements Interested in what happens Trained introspection: trained to observe, analyze, and describe sensations, mental images, and emotional  reactions Functionalism William James Emphasized function/purpose of behavior and consciousness How and why something happens Broadened field to include study of children, animals, religious experiences, and stream of consciousness Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud A theory of personality and a method of psychotherapy Emphasized unconscious motives and conflicts A person’s unconscio
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