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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14 & 24: Authoritarian Personality, Hawthorne Effect, Personnel Selection

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Applied psychology tends to imply a (cid:498)pure psychology(cid:499) the findings are then problems as the (cid:498)minds(cid:499) grew from those of
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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenFall

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Transcendentalism, Ian Hacking, John Dewey

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William james and the origins of american psychology. Eldest son of a rich new england family. Father led him and siblings a wandering life, crisscross
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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9 & 23: Rote Learning, Rights Issue, Institutional Racism

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Psychology has always been shadowed by the question of brain functioning. From the late 1600s, the brain was seen as the major physical location of psy
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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Operationalization, Behaviorism, B. F. Skinner

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It was hard to standardize, compare and replicate. Post 1900s the functionalist approach was used until wwii often avoiding the classical philosophy pr
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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Madness, Demonic Possession, Psychopathology

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The images of psychologist, psychotherapist and psychiatrist have always been fused. However they have all been involved with psychopathology. Ideas ab
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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Cognitive Neuroscience, Eniac, Human Computer

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It became revolutionary in the 1950s due to a couple reasons. It was seen as breaking behaviorisms hold on experimental psychology. Adoption of new set
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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Wilhelm Wundt, Sensory Threshold, Biogenic Substance

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Integrating framework for emerging types of psychological enquiry. Darwin proposed the doctrine of natural selection to explain organic evolution. Huma
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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 18: Otto Weininger, The Big Issue, Oedipus Complex

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In the beginning, psychology saw no need to differentiate between the sexes regarding basic processes such as memory, perception and learning, otherwis
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U OF GPSYC 4370Peter HausdorfWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter articles: Cognitive Revolution, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, World War I

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Articles: flexner, flexner and stellar - plyomycin in mice, cognitive revolution (neuro) and technological advancement, family history (md) c. Impact t
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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Reductionism, Physiognomy, Experimental Psychology

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No discipline known as psychology existed before the mid 19th century. Discourse of human nature (mind and the soul) have always existed but with a few
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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Personal Construct Theory, Graphology, Phlegm

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Allport identified 50 meanings for personality stemming from the greek word persona. It has referred to both the appearance and to the inner essential
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U OF GPSYC 4370Jeffrey YenWinter

PSYC 4370 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Developmental Psychology, Neurasthenia

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William james and the origins of american psychology. One evident feature of his childhood was that his father led him through a life criss-crossing th
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