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Psychology 1000 Chapter Notes -Carl Jung, Mary Whiton Calkins, Relationship Counseling


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH 1000
Professor
Dr.Mike

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PSYCH 1000 – SEPT. 17
WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY?
-What do psychologists do?
-Pioneers of Psychology
-How do we determine which claims about psychology are valid? - Scientific
Method
Try to focus more on how each psychologist explained behavior as opposed to their names;
think about their theories, the reasoning, and the experiments they did.
HMWK: CH.2 P. 48-68
(Read EVERYTHING on each page, everything is fair game for exams/tests)
Reading The Text
1. Think about the background info.
2. Survey titles, headings, etc. (Skim the titles first before writing down notes)
3. Outline the Chapter (Don’t take detailed notes)
4. Decide how much you will read. (Set a reasonable goal)
5. As you start, look at the heading and ask “What is this about?”
6. Look at the layout for clues (bolded words? Italics?)
7. Look at the “big picture” (Why is this method better? Why is it worse?)
8. Paraphrase section…put notes in the margin (key notes, concepts, etc.)
a. How to Highlight? Read it once, make an outline, THEN highlight.
9. Make summary notes (shouldn’t be the same as content as you read, don’t copy the
book)
10. Make up test questions.
Basic Time Management
1. Identify your “best time” for study.
2. Study DIFFICULT subjects first.
3. Use distributed learning (do small amounts of study and put them together, not cram)
4. Make sure the environment is supportive.
5. Set time for your social life.
6. Set time to sleep and eat.
7. Combine activities (eat while you read, play while you drink)
LAST TIME: 3 Levels of Analysis – Biological, Psychological, Cultural.
THE SCHOOLS OF PSYCHOLOGY – CONT’D
BEHAVIOURISM
Completely opposite to Psychodynamic Perspective.
VERY observable, VERY upfront and can be tested. (Psychodynamic is more about
the abstract mind)
Focuses on behavior…forget the mind.
Discusses how behavior may change under different conditions. (Does an animal
become more aggressive when stressed? When scared?, etc.)
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