PSYCHOLOGYGroup I
DEFINITION
• The science that deals with mental processes and behavior.
• The emotional and behavioral characteristics if ...
PSYCHOLOGY
• The Scientific study of behavior and mental processes
• Greek words: Psyche ( mind, soul ) and logos ( study ...
SUBFIELD OF PSYCHOLOGY
• Behavioral genetics
• Behavioral neuroscience
• Clinical psychology
• Cognitive psychology
• Coun...
HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY
Forerunners of Psychology
• WILHELM WUNDT
- father of modern experimental psychology
• WILLIAM JAMES
-played an active par...
• IVAN PAVLOV
-experimented on learning which led to the principles of classical
condition
• JEAN PIAGET
-developed an imp...
SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
STRUCTURALISM
-it attempted to study the elements of the mind through introspective
analysis (introsp...
PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHOLOGY
• Biology Perspective
• Psychodynamic Perspective
• Cognitive Perspective
• Behavior Perspectiv...
THANKS FOR
LISTENNING ! ! !
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PsychologY

  1. 1. PSYCHOLOGYGroup I
  2. 2. DEFINITION • The science that deals with mental processes and behavior. • The emotional and behavioral characteristics if an individual group, or activity. • Subtle tactical action or argument used to manipulate or influence another.
  3. 3. PSYCHOLOGY • The Scientific study of behavior and mental processes • Greek words: Psyche ( mind, soul ) and logos ( study ) GOALS OF PSYCHOLOGY • To describe behavior • To identity factors that help predict behavior • To understand or explain behavior by identifying causes that bring about certain effects • To control or change behavior
  4. 4. SUBFIELD OF PSYCHOLOGY • Behavioral genetics • Behavioral neuroscience • Clinical psychology • Cognitive psychology • Counseling psychology • Cross-cultural psychology • Development psychology • Educational psychology • etc.
  5. 5. HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY
  6. 6. Forerunners of Psychology • WILHELM WUNDT - father of modern experimental psychology • WILLIAM JAMES -played an active part in bringing the new experimental psychology to the United States and founded functionalism together with John Dewey • SIGMUND FREUD -developed the theory and method of the treatment called Psychoanalysis • JOHN WATSON -founded the school of psychology called behaviorism • MAX WERTHEIMER -founder of Gestalt psychology, together with Kurk Koffka and Wolfgang Kohler
  7. 7. • IVAN PAVLOV -experimented on learning which led to the principles of classical condition • JEAN PIAGET -developed an important theory of cognitive development in children • B.F. SKINNER -experimented on learning which led to the principles of operant conditioning • ABRAHAM MASLOW -constructed his hierarchy of needs • EDWARD TITCHERNER -proponent of structuralism
  8. 8. SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY STRUCTURALISM -it attempted to study the elements of the mind through introspective analysis (introspection) • Functionalism -it studied the function or utility value of the wind • PSYCHOANALYSIS -aimed to uncover and resolve unconscious emotional conflicts that underlie neurotic symptoms through free association, dream analysis and projective tests • BEHAVIORISM -studied behavior in terms of stimulation and response • GESTALT -concerned primarily with pattern organization, wholes, and field properties of perception
  9. 9. PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHOLOGY • Biology Perspective • Psychodynamic Perspective • Cognitive Perspective • Behavior Perspective • Humanistic/Phenomenological Perspective
  10. 10. THANKS FOR LISTENNING ! ! !

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