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Some trick questions When angry it is best to vent by expressing that anger General Psychology Matt McMullen trick questions cont d If a mother drinks heavily her baby may be mentally retarded True Some people dream every night others seldom dream False Forgotten memories can be accurately recovered using hypnosis False When studying it is important not to study too much or you will overlearn material False People who win the lottery lead happier lives and people who become quadriplegic lead unhappier lives False thereby reducing one s aggressive feelings False Most Americans have low self esteem which causes many social and psychological problems False Even today severely depressed people are sometimes given electric shock therapy True Schizophrenia is also known as split personality in which a person has two or more separate identities False Psychology psyche mind logos study of The science that studies behavior and the physiological and cognitive processes that underlie behavior and it is the profession that applies the accumulated knowledge of this science to practical problems Wilhelm Wundt 1832 1920 Structuralism Often called founder of psychology University of Leipzig Germany First laboratory of Edward Titchener Introspection Elements structure of consciousness psychology 1879 Functionalism William James Function or purpose of consciousness Influenced by Darwin Theoretical Perspective Behaviorism Psychology should not study internal states Only observable behavior Repeat behaviors that lead to positive outcomes stop behaviors that lead to negative outcomes Nurture over nature John Watson 1878 1958 I ll guarantee to take any one at random and train him to become any type of specialist I might select doctor lawyer artist merchant chief and yes even beggarman and thief Theoretical Perspective Psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud 1856 1939 The unconscious Sex B F Skinner 1904 1990 Behaviorist Skinner box Free will is an illusion Theoretical Perspective Humanism Carl



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