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Chapter 1 week 1

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY 105
Professor
Tsasha Awong
Semester
Fall

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
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