African American History Month Inez Prosser, PhD. Carter G. Woodson ANIMOTO
Foundations of Psychology American Psychological Association Sigmund FREUD Ivan PAVLOV
<ul><li>Psychology is…. </li></ul><ul><li>The scientific study of individual thought processes and behavior </li></ul>Psyc...
What are the goals of psychology?
<ul><li>Observe   </li></ul><ul><li>Describe   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human behavior  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mental pro...
Psychology as a . . . Social Science . . . That studies the Nature, Interaction, & Structure of Society/Groups  Scientific...
<ul><li>Psychology tries to understand  cognitive behavior  which allows us to  see the  connection between thoughts and a...
Can we see inside the human brain?  Pd 6
 
What careers utilize psychology? <ul><li>Traditional Major Fields   -   </li></ul><ul><li>Universities, Schools, Clinical ...
Benefits of a Doctoral Degree in Psychology <ul><li>Graduate Degrees   </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical </li></ul><ul><li>Counse...
Benefits of a Doctoral Degree in Psychology <ul><li>Psychologists   </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical  </li></ul><ul><li>School/E...
What can happen in   ? <ul><li>Applied Fields  -  </li></ul><ul><li>Today: Business, Courtrooms, Sports,  </li></ul><ul><l...
FIVE MAJOR CONTENT AREAS  OF STUDY (APA) <ul><li>METHODS </li></ul><ul><li>BIOPSYCHOLOGICAL </li></ul><ul><li>COGNITIVE </...
Can we see inside the human brain?  Image by Todd Richards and Aric Bills, U.W., copyright Hunter Hoffman, U.W. Healthy vo...
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  • Psychographics - The use of demographics to study and measure attitudes, values, lifestyles, and opinions, as for marketing purposes. Definition: A term that describes consumers or audience members on the basis of psychological characteristics initially determined by standardized tests
  • 2011 new intro pt1 ch1- s1 & s2

    1. 1. African American History Month Inez Prosser, PhD. Carter G. Woodson ANIMOTO
    2. 2. Foundations of Psychology American Psychological Association Sigmund FREUD Ivan PAVLOV
    3. 3. <ul><li>Psychology is…. </li></ul><ul><li>The scientific study of individual thought processes and behavior </li></ul>Psyche = mind Logos = study of Intelligence, Morality, Values… Can you see a Psychological Construct?
    4. 4. What are the goals of psychology?
    5. 5. <ul><li>Observe </li></ul><ul><li>Describe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human behavior </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mental processes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Explain/Understand behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Predict behavior </li></ul><ul><li>Control or Modify behavior </li></ul>Pd 1
    6. 6. Psychology as a . . . Social Science . . . That studies the Nature, Interaction, & Structure of Society/Groups Scientific Method & Research used to understand the nature of the physical (biological) world. Or a Natural Science?
    7. 7. <ul><li>Psychology tries to understand cognitive behavior which allows us to see the connection between thoughts and an individual’s behavior </li></ul>Can we see inside the human brain to understand human behavior? Does the ability to see inside the human brain help us explain human behavior?
    8. 8. Can we see inside the human brain? Pd 6
    9. 10. What careers utilize psychology? <ul><li>Traditional Major Fields - </li></ul><ul><li>Universities, Schools, Clinical </li></ul>
    10. 11. Benefits of a Doctoral Degree in Psychology <ul><li>Graduate Degrees </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>School/Educational </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Developmental </li></ul>http://www.apa.org/
    11. 12. Benefits of a Doctoral Degree in Psychology <ul><li>Psychologists </li></ul><ul><li>Clinical </li></ul><ul><li>School/Educational – Deals w/ Peer & Family </li></ul><ul><li>Problems, Learning Disorders </li></ul><ul><li>Psychiatrists </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Doctor – Prescribes medication for psychological disorders </li></ul>
    12. 13. What can happen in ? <ul><li>Applied Fields - </li></ul><ul><li>Today: Business, Courtrooms, Sports, </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul>Psychographics - The use of demographics to study and measure attitudes, values, lifestyles, and opinions, as for marketing purposes.
    13. 14. FIVE MAJOR CONTENT AREAS OF STUDY (APA) <ul><li>METHODS </li></ul><ul><li>BIOPSYCHOLOGICAL </li></ul><ul><li>COGNITIVE </li></ul><ul><li>DEVELOPMENTAL </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIOCULTURAL </li></ul>PsychFiles
    14. 15. Can we see inside the human brain? Image by Todd Richards and Aric Bills, U.W., copyright Hunter Hoffman, U.W. Healthy volunteers receiving brief pain stimuli during fMRI brain scans showed large increases in activity in brain regions known to be involved in processing pain (see left image above, &quot;No VR&quot;). In contrast, the same volunteers reported large reductions in pain, and fMRI showed large reductions in pain related brain activity when participants went into virtual reality (see right image above &quot;VR&quot;).  Hoffman, Richards, Coda, Bills, Blough, Richards, and Sharar (June, 2004, NeuroReport) www.sciencentral.com search for ``brain pain'' to see a brief NSF funded science news story including a video clip interview of a young burn patient interviewed. fMRI used … End Ch1, S1 & S2 Virtual Reality for Pain Treatment fMRI Evidence Used in Murder Sentencing

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