Textbook Notes (380,974)
CA (168,304)
Ryerson (11,724)
PSY (877)
PSY 105 (152)
Chapter 1

Chapter 1 week 1

4 Pages
171 Views

Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSY 105
Professor
Tsasha Awong

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 4 pages of the document.
Perspectives in psychology: PSY 105
Ryerson Lower Liberal
Week one
Chapter One:
What is Psychology?
Definition: Scientific study of mind and behaviour
Behaviour : (External)
Observable actions.
For example: Yelling, crying, talking, sweating,…
Mind: (Internal)
For example: Sensations, dreams, thoughts, memories, emotions
Science common sense
The Earth revolves around the Sun
Theres safety in numbers.
Birds of a feather flock together.
Goal: Explain, predict, modify behaviours and mental processes to improve quality of life.
What Do Psychologists Do?
700,000 in the world! In Canada…30,000
25% Private practice (USA. 50%)
20% Hospitals, health centres
• 15% Schools
8% University
5% Governments
20% Private businesses
7% Others (Forensic, psychopharmacology, legal, program evaluations)
www.notesolution.com

Loved by over 2.2 million students

Over 90% improved by at least one letter grade.

Leah — University of Toronto

OneClass has been such a huge help in my studies at UofT especially since I am a transfer student. OneClass is the study buddy I never had before and definitely gives me the extra push to get from a B to an A!

Leah — University of Toronto
Saarim — University of Michigan

Balancing social life With academics can be difficult, that is why I'm so glad that OneClass is out there where I can find the top notes for all of my classes. Now I can be the all-star student I want to be.

Saarim — University of Michigan
Jenna — University of Wisconsin

As a college student living on a college budget, I love how easy it is to earn gift cards just by submitting my notes.

Jenna — University of Wisconsin
Anne — University of California

OneClass has allowed me to catch up with my most difficult course! #lifesaver

Anne — University of California
Description
Perspectives in psychology: PSY 105 Ryerson Lower Liberal Week one Chapter One: What is Psychology? Definition: Scientific study of mind and behaviour Behaviour: (External) Observable actions. For example: Yelling, crying, talking, sweating, Mind: (Internal) For example: Sensations, dreams, thoughts, memories, emotions Science common sense The Earth revolves around the Sun Theres safety in numbers. Birds of a feather flock together. Goal: Explain, predict, modify behaviours and mental processes to improve quality of life. What Do Psychologists Do? 700,000 in the world! In Canada30,000 25% Private practice (USA. 50%) 20% Hospitals, health centres 15% Schools 8% University 5% Governments 20% Private businesses 7% Others (Forensic, psychopharmacology, legal, program evaluations) www.notesolution.com
More Less
Unlock Document


Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit