3 edition of General Psychology In Terms Of Behavior found in the catalog.
March 15, 2007
by Giniger Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||292|
In I self-published a book I had been working on for a decade: 'Common Sense - The Philosophy of Psychology'. I believed at the time this was a definition of mind, as opposed to brain, and I believe this now even more so. Introduction to Psychology utilizes the dual theme of behavior and empiricism to make psychology relevant to intro students. The author wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. Five or ten years from now, he does not expect his students to remember the details of most of what he teaches them.
I'm only a graduate of a bachelor's degree in psychology and I'll be an instructor for psychology class in a newly established local college. As I found this book, I see that the topics are well presented. Exactly what I want my future students to learn about what basic psychology is. So excited to use it as a reference!/5(2). Taking Psychology has taught me a lot more than I already knew about the human mind and human body. I have actually enjoyed taking Psychology this semester. what I have learned from Psychology class will be carried with me throughout my college and professional career. In Psychology I learned the science of behavior and processes.
Comparative psychology refers to the scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of non-human animals, especially as these relate to the phylogenetic history, adaptive significance, and development of behavior. Research in this area explores the behavior of many species, from insects to primates. Psychology is commonly defined as the science of behavior and mental processes. Psychology does not necessarily refer to the brain or nervous system and can be framed purely in terms of phenomenological or information processing theories of mind.
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General Psychology In Terms Of Behavior () by Stevenson Smith (Author), Edwin R. Guthrie (Author) ISBN Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Stevenson, General psychology in terms of behavior.
New York, London, D. Appleton and Co., General psychology in terms of behavior. New York, Johnson Reprint Corp.  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stevenson Smith; Edwin R.
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Full text of "General psychology in terms of behavior". General Psychology It focused on what the mind does on the functions of mental activity and the role of behavior in allowing people to adapt to their environment. Functionalism was strongly influenced by biology. The work and ideas of Charles Darwin had a great impact on the emergence of functional psychology.
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Psychology is designed to meet scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. The book offers a comprehensive treatment of core concepts, grounded in both classic studies and current and emerging research. The text also includes coverage of the DSM-5 in examinations of psychological disorders.
Study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and actions are affected by others. Cross-cultural psychology. Investigates the similarities and differences in psychological functioning in and across various cultures and ethnic groups.
Evolutionary psychology. Considers how behavior is influenced by our genetic inheritance from our ancestors. The hawthorne effect is a type of reaction in which a person tries to improve his behavior in response to the fact that his behavior is being measured.
Health Psychology It is the branch of psychology in which the influence of behavior, illness, health and biology is studied. Heuristic. Introduction to Psychology utilizes the dual theme of behavior and empiricism to make psychology relevant to intro students. The author wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level.
Five or ten years from now, he does not expect his students to remember the details of most of what he teaches them.4/5(21). Individual psychology - Alfred Adler’s school of thought, which maintains that the main motivations for human behavior are not sexual or aggressive urges but strivings for superiority.
Inductive reasoning - The drawing of a general conclusion from certain premises or statements. Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology Introduction Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior and the underlying biological and mental processes of behavior as well as the applications of such research and theory to the world around us.
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General Psychology. This book deals with most of the issues covered in standard textbooks, but without the outrageous price tags. Topics covered includes: Neuropsychology, Nature and Nurture, Methods, Development, Sensation and Perception, Emotion and Motivation, Personality, Learning and Memory, Psychological Disorders, Language and Therapy.
This book provides valuable insight into the nature and the background of the subject of Psychology. Designed basically as a textbook for general psychology courses of Indian universities, it will also prove useful to those working in the disciplines of sociology, education, social work and social sciences.
The subject matter in the text has been presented 5/5(6). Terms usually found in a psychology class. Copy this list to Answer a few questions on each word. We'll ask some follow-up questions. Use it to prep for your next quiz.
Test your spelling acumen. See the definition, listen to the word, then try to spell it correctly. Beat your last streak, or best your overall time. Spellers of the world, untie. Psychology Definition of GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY: the study of the basic principles, problems and methods that underlie the science of psychology.
Includes human development, emotions, motivation, learning. For a book that covers many topics at an introductory level, this book is on-par with many other introductory psychology books. In general, I think that the book would be improved by more connections between chapters and if the chapters were a bit more even in terms of how the material was presented, but about the same as most books on the 4/5(27).
The Terms You ‘Ought To Know For The AP Psychology Test On May 2nd 2 Biological – explore the links between brain and mind Cognitive – study how we perceive, thinks, and solve problems Humanistic – study that says that humans are basically good and possess a free-will Behavioral – study that says all beh is observable and measurableFile Size: KB.
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