Introduction, History and Research Methods.  Psychology is a science specifically the science of behavior and mental process.  Science – Psychologists.

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Introduction, History and Research Methods </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Psychology is a science specifically the science of behavior and mental process. Science Psychologists use the scientific process. Behavior and Mental Process the incredible large range of topics that they study. </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Wilhelm Wundt is often called the father of psychology Born in 1879 he opened a laboratory for experiments. His student E.B. Titchener introduced structuralism a theory that analyzed the basic elements of thoughts and sensations to determine the structure of conscious experience. </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Using page 4 who is Wilhelm Wundt and what was his major contribution to Psychology? </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Take a look at pg. 7 in your book. Pick one of the famous psychologists. Answer the following questions: Who are they? When and where were they born? What did they contribute to psychology? Why are they so important? How did their research help psychology? </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Worth 10 marks. Remember dont plagiarize. Always quote your sources. Due: </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> For several of the Psychologists that you just read answer the following questions: 1. What type of school did these people receive? 2. What interests outside of psychology did they pursue? 3. What interesting facts help make these people more real to you? </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Schools of thought and psychological approaches that are all synonyms for ways that psychologists classify collections of ideas. </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> Cognitive Biological Socio-Cultural Behavioural Humanistic Psychodynamic </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> Read pages 9 10 List and describe the 6 major perspectives in psychology today </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> Divide into 6 groups. Each group assigned a perspective Two behavaviours 1. why students fight with their parents. 2. Why students dont study for tests. Discuss, write down why both these behaviours occure from your assigned perspective. Present. </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> Identify three new areas of interest that psychologists are exploring today Turn to your partner 1. is behaivour determined more by genes or environment? 2. How much of your personality is determined by your genes? By your environment? Explain. </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> There are many different types of careers in psychology. </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> a) clinical psychologists b) biological psychologists c) social psychologists d) developmental psychologists e) cognitive psychologists f) organizational psychologists g) human factors psychologists h) psychometricians i) educational psychologists </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> Oldest idea generator Middle -speaker Youngest writer 1. Where do these types of psychologists work? 2. What would be two problems they would try to solve? 3. Would you be interested in this line of work? 4. Why or why not? </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> When your ready take the test on pg. 15 16 Write the answers in your note book. </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> How well did you do? MC 1-A, 2-B, 3-C, 4-C, 5-C, 6-D, Matching A (3),B (7), C (4), D (1), E (6), F (9), G (10), H (5) Fill In the Blanks 8. Gestalt, 9. Behaviour Genetics, 10. Basic Applied </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> Psychologists study behaviour that can be observed and measured and mental processes that must be studied indirectly or through biological techniques like brain imaging. Psychologists have come to understand that behaviour and mental processes are different yet related, so each must be studied separately and in the context of each other. </li> </ul>


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