PSYA01 November 24, 2013
1.2 How Psychology Became a Science
Empiricism – philosophical tenet that knowledge comes through Nullam dignissim interdum est vitae
Determinism - is the belief that all events are governed by lawful, Morbi id sem a sem convallis
cause and effect relationships
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Zeitgeist – refers to a general set of beliefs of a particular culture at Etiam at volutpat mauris.
a specific time in history. German word meaning “spirit of the
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Materialism – the belief that humans, and other living beings are Other Resources
composed only of physical matter
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Dualism – belief that humans are not only physical matter (a mind molestie tempor elit cursus.
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Psychophysics – the study of the relationship between the physical
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Clinical Psychology – the field of psychology concentrates on the vestibulum sem.
diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders
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Psychoanalysis – is a psychological approach that attempts to rutrum. In hendrerit lacinia tempus.
explain how behavior and personality are influenced by unconscious
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