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Department
Psychology
Course
Psychology 1000
Professor
Terry Biggs
Semester
Fall

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Chapter I: The Science Of Behavior Psychology – Study of behavior (actions, thoughts, feelings, images, and physiological reactions) and the factors that influence it. Mental events. Biological, Environmental, Individual factors Basic research vs Applied Research (Describe/Identify vs Solve problems) Example: Robbers Cave -> Jigsaw Puzzle in Elementary School (Cooperation reduces Hostility) Psych Goals: Describe, Explain/Understand causes, Predict, Influence/Control Charles Whitman - Tumor (Biological) - Thoughts (Psychological) - Culture and experience of an abusive father (Environmental) Perspectives are important because Psych is in many disciplin
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