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Chapter 1

PSYC 1010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: BehaviorismPremium


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 1010
Professor
Rebecca Jubis, Odette Weiss, Giulia Rinaldi
Chapter
1

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PSY
C1010 Module1the Story of Psychology
psychology is ascience
studyingpsychology 2beliefs
requires ascientificartitude
Thescientific
attitudehas 3key elements
acuriosity
doesit work
can it betestedpredicted3confirmed
2Skepticism
whatdoyoumean
howdoyou know
3humility
put
thoughts aside
focus purely on results
the rat is always right
thescientific attitude leadsto criticalthinking
youmustevaluate
evidenceassess
conclusions
3examineyour assumptions
notbased on presumptionor emotions
basedon only
Thefacts
religion
mayseecriticalthinking as athreat
criticalthinking can lead to surprisingfindings
critical
thinking can debunkpopularpresumptions
critical
thinkingcanidentifypolicies
psychologicalscienceisborn
december 1879 in GermanyUniofLeipzigthe
firstpsychologylabwas
born
wilhelm
Wundt
testing rxntimescaKiathe
fastest
1
simplestmenial
processes
psychologicalschools ofthought
aStructuralisma
psychologistEdwardBradford
Titcheneraimed
tofindthestructureofthe
mind hefocusedonintrospection
Uooking
inwards emotions or
feelings
his innerstudieswereunreliablebcpplcanfind ithard
to
expressthemselves accurately
2Functionalisma
philosopher WilliamJames consideredour
thoughts3
feelings
hebelieved
there
was an adaptationto ourthinking
7hewrote principlesofPsychology 4890 afundamental
txtbook
psychology's first women
MaryWhit
onCalkins
wenttoHarvardstudying underWilliamJames
wasdenied aHarvarddegreebcshe
was awoman
blame
American psychologicalAssociation's
firstfemale
president
4905
memoryresearcher
margaret
HoyWashburn
firstwomanto relieveapsychology PHD
studied
animalbehavior TheAnimalMind C
1908
also worked under William james
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