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Chapter 1. WHAT DO PSYCHOLOGISTS SAY TO EACH OTHER WHEN THEY MEET? You're fine, how am I?. The Field of Psychology. What is Psychology?. The scientific study of mental processes and behavior. Charles Darwin. Used animal studies to help us understand humans. Nature vs Nurture Debate.
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Chapter 1 WHAT DO PSYCHOLOGISTS SAY TO EACH OTHER WHEN THEY MEET? You're fine, how am I? The Field of Psychology
What is Psychology? • The scientific study of mental processes and behavior
Charles Darwin • Used animal studies to help us understand humans
Wundt developed the term Introspection- looking into yourself and telling what is there (e.g. feelings).
Present Day Psychology • Eclectic: the process of developing one’s own system by borrowing from other systems • Careers in Psychology: counseling, school, environmental (environment and people), business, developmental, industrial (working conditions), engineering (systems and efficiency), experimental (research), teaching. • Psychiatry vs. Psychology: Difference?
Oral-feeding, sensing Anal-toilet training Phallic-girls envy boys, guilt over fantasies develop Latency- interlude for other learning Genital-lasts throughout lifetime Psychosexual Development