Introduction to psychology/Questions one: Definition and History
1.01 You tell your friend that you are studying psychology. He replies "I'll have to watch what I say, you psychologists are always analyzing people's personality problems." What is wrong with your friend's statement?
1.02 What is the purpose of psychology?
1.03 A psychologist shows a picture of a frog and tells the subject to think of a color. The subject thinks of green. Is this an example of prediction or manipulation?
1.04 What are the major reasons for studying animals?
1.05 Describe a study in which it would be difficult to have human subjects.
1.06 How does heredity affect a person?
1.07 List the areas of study.
1.08 Is the year 1879 when researchers first started studying subject's behavior and cognition?
1.09 List the systematic systems that developed after structuralism.
/ What trend developed in psychology as the importance of systems diminished?
1.11 What is the difference between clinical and counseling psychology?
1.12 What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist? (Hint, it is in the training and degree that they recieve)
/ What is the difference between applied psychology and theoretical psychology?
1.14 What are the major concerns of developmental psychologists?
1.15 A group of parents is unhappy with the education that their children are recieving at school. They decide to hire a psychologist. What type of psychologist would they hire?
1.16 Describe social psychology.
Also, the first person to do this, will you answer these questions in the link and also create a link for any of the terms where they appear in lecture 1? Thank you.