Psychology 2035A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Empiricism, Clinical Psychology, Alvin Toffler
Chapter 1 adjusting to modern life increased exponentially in recent decades choices can lead to regret and leads to depression. Three examples of paradox progress: devices control over the world around us. People are having trouble making decisions and abundance of. Point modern technology has provided us with countless time-saving: counterpoint most of us complain about not having enough time. Point range of life choices available to people in modern societies has: counterpoint overabundance of choices has unexpected cost. Point modern technology has gradually provided us with unprecedented: counterpoint negative impact on environment (global warming) People join seminars that talk about how they can improve themselves. People join self-realization programs such as scientology. People join cults to feel like they belong. Use brainwashing and mind control to seduce lonely outsiders. In reality, they convert normal people who are swayed using social influence strategies.