Research in Psychology

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Research in Psychology

Lecture Notes 4: includes a continuation of history and methods, summary of research methods, and explains some experimental issues


Lecture number:
2
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University Of Connecticut
Course:
Psyc 1103 - General Psychology II (Enhanced)
Edition:
1

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PSYC 1103 1st Edition Lecture 2 Outline of Last Lecture I. Is Psychology a Science? a. Definition of Psychology II. Subfields of Psychology a. Clinical b. Developmental c. Social d. Physiological e. Quantitative f. Cognitive g. Industrial/organizational h. Educational/school i. Personality j. Animal k. Evolutionary l. Community m. Health III. History and Methods a. Wilhelm Wundt b. Gestaltists c. Sigmund Freud Outline of Current Lecture IV. History and Methods (cont.) a. Functionalism b. Behaviorism V. Research Methods VI. Experimental Issues Current Lecture I. History and Methods (cont.) a. Functionalism i. William James 1. How do mental processes help us adapt? a. Focus on process, rather than structure b. How does something get you to something you need to get to? b. Behaviorism



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