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Overview of Psychology. Dr. Robert Kaleta Introductory Psychology University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. What is Psychology?. Psychology is the study of behavior and the mind. Psychology is: The science that studies behavior and the physiological and cognitive processes that underlie it, and

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overview of psychology

Overview of Psychology

Dr. Robert Kaleta

Introductory Psychology

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

what is psychology
What is Psychology?
  • Psychology is the study of behavior and the mind.
  • Psychology is:
    • The science that studies behavior and the physiological and cognitive processes that underlie it, and
    • The profession that applies the knowledge of this science to practical problems.
topics in introductory psychology
Topics in Introductory Psychology
  • Common misunderstanding
    • Only psychological disorders and personality
  • Wide variety of topics are addressed
    • Research methodologies, perception, biology, sleep, learning, development, emotion, personality, motivation, stress, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, and social behavior.
determinants of behavior1
Determinants of Behavior
  • Factors that affect your performance in this class
    • Dispositional
      • Intelligence
      • Achievement motivation
      • Biological factors
    • Situational
      • Family responsibilities
      • Teacher’s style
      • Work schedule
      • Use of technology
key themes
Key Themes
  • Psychology is empirical
    • Video clip
  • Heredity and environment jointly influence behavior
    • Sociability – Reaction Range
  • Behavior is determined by multiple causes
    • Performance in course
key themes1
Key Themes
  • Our experience of the world is highly subjective
  • Psychology is theoretically diverse
    • Depression
  • Psychology evolves in a sociocultural context
    • Freud’s theory of personality
determinants of behavior2
Determinants of Behavior
  • Factors that affect your performance in this class
    • Dispositional
      • Intelligence
      • Achievement motivation
      • Biological factors
    • Situational
      • Family responsibilities
      • Teacher’s style
      • Work schedule
      • Use of technology
heredity environment influence sociability
Heredity/Environment Influence - Sociability

Actual Behavior

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High

Biological Potential

heredity environment influence sociability1
Heredity/Environment Influence - Sociability

Actual Behavior

Low

High

Biological Potential