COLLEGE
PSYCHOLOGY
Prepared by: Glenn
M. Apuhin R.N M.N
THE DEVELOPMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
– is derived from the greek word
“psyche” which means soul
- “logos” which means knowlede or...
 Psychology

aims to:

Help man understand himself so that he can adjust to
his environment better.
 To predict human be...
METHODS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL
RESEARCH
Inspection Method – In this method,
psychologist studies himself, records his
own feelin...
Experimental Method – It emphasizes accurate
observations, the collection and arrangement of
tentative explanatory theorie...
OBJECTIVES OF PSYCHOLOGY


1. Describe the behavior

 2.

To Understand
 3. To predict human behavior by means of
obser...
THE DIFFERENT SCHOOLS IN
PSYCHOLOGY
 Psychologists

have different ideas about what
psychology should or should not include.

 When

a large number of psych...
1. STRUCTURALISM
STRUCTURALISM
Was founded by Wilhelm Wundt ( is often
considered the father of experimental psychology)
 He started the s...
SCHOOLS OF PSYCHOLOGY
1.

Structuralism
2. Functionalism
3. Gestalt
4. Behaviorism
5. Psychoanalysis
PSYCHOANALYSIS


Sigmund Freud who advocated psychoanalysis
insisted on human desires and primitive impulses
as the centr...


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  1. 1. COLLEGE PSYCHOLOGY Prepared by: Glenn M. Apuhin R.N M.N
  2. 2. THE DEVELOPMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY – is derived from the greek word “psyche” which means soul - “logos” which means knowlede or study. Mental Philosophers began to translate psyche “mind” and psychology was then defined as a “ study of the mind”  Psychology >It is eventually replaced by the definition of psychology as a “the science of behavior”
  3. 3.  Psychology aims to: Help man understand himself so that he can adjust to his environment better.  To predict human behavior  To influence or control the behavior of the individual so that he can achieve the goal he desires.  Psychology can aid your own understanding about.  
  4. 4. METHODS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH Inspection Method – In this method, psychologist studies himself, records his own feelings and experiences and later interprets them.  1.  2. Observation Method- It is a visual or oral method of examining, describing, and interpreting the reactions of individuals and group in a classroom, lab or out of school situations.
  5. 5. Experimental Method – It emphasizes accurate observations, the collection and arrangement of tentative explanatory theories and the testing of theories by trial under controlled conditions and practical application in life situations.  3.  4. Survey Method- Data are obtained through written questionnaires or interviews from a large group particularly of that which constitutes a representative sample. Empiricism(Empirical Method) – Information is gained from direct observation and measurement  5.
  6. 6. OBJECTIVES OF PSYCHOLOGY  1. Describe the behavior  2. To Understand  3. To predict human behavior by means of observation and experiment.  4. To influence or alter the behavior of the individual or group in desirable ways so that the designed goal can be achieved.
  7. 7. THE DIFFERENT SCHOOLS IN PSYCHOLOGY
  8. 8.  Psychologists have different ideas about what psychology should or should not include.  When a large number of psychologists strongly support a certain a view they called themselves “school”. These were group of psychologists who became associated with the leader of a movement. They shared the same ideas about what psychology was and how it was studied. .
  9. 9. 1. STRUCTURALISM
  10. 10. STRUCTURALISM Was founded by Wilhelm Wundt ( is often considered the father of experimental psychology)  He started the study of psychology based on conscious experience broken into elements such as images, physical sensation or feelings.  Structuralism stated that all complex substances can be analyzed through their component elements. 
  11. 11. SCHOOLS OF PSYCHOLOGY 1. Structuralism 2. Functionalism 3. Gestalt 4. Behaviorism 5. Psychoanalysis
  12. 12. PSYCHOANALYSIS  Sigmund Freud who advocated psychoanalysis insisted on human desires and primitive impulses as the central factor of behavior.  Psychoanalytic theory stresses that behavior is constantly influenced by unconscious thoughts,impules or desires.  Freuds point of departure was his belief that mental life is like an inceberg.
  13. 13.  psychoanalytictheory2-121213222649-phpapp02.pptx
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