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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB30H3
Professor
Jessica Dere
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 1­ The Study of Person Psychology­ precise manipulation of independent variables for the furtherance of compelling  theoretical accounts of well­ specified phenomena Basic Approach­ also known as paradigm, systematic, self­ imposed limitation Trait Approach­ focus efforts on the ways that people differ psychologically and how these  differences might be conceptualized and measured Biological Approach­ address biological mechanisms (anatomy, physiology, genetics,  evolution) and their relevance to personality Psychoanalytical Approach­ Concerned with unconscious mind, and the nature and  resolution of internal mental conflict Phenomenological approach­ Focus on peoples conscious experience of the world, their  phenomenology **Humanistic psychology­ pursues how conscious awareness can produce such uniquely  human attributes as existential anxiety, creativity and free will and tries to find the meaning and
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