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Kayla ppt whatmakes psych a science psych 1

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Kayla ppt whatmakes psych a science psych 1

  1. 1. What Makes Psychology a Science<br />By: Kayla Worden<br />
  2. 2. Why it’s a Science..<br />Science tries to explain theories using observation of an event or a series of events. Psychology does this through case studies, surveys, observation on things and psychological tests. Research is collected to collect adequate samples of data from which psychologists can make conclusions.<br />
  3. 3. Why it’s a Science..<br />Psychology is like any science, it’s a branch of knowledge that deals with facts systematically arranged and shows reasoning.<br />The methods used to sort fact from fiction.<br />The methods of experimentation and reason in psychology is completed on a science basis.<br />
  4. 4. Why it’s a Science…<br />Science develops theories based on what is observed.<br />Psychologists rely on observable wonder to make conclusions.<br />
  5. 5. Why it’s a Science…<br />Psychologists use scientific information about chemicals in the human body that regulate mental states. <br />
  6. 6. Why it’s a Science…<br />A central feature of any science is its reliance on the scientific method: using observation, experimentation and analysis to support theories in a process that can be independently verified by others. Like other sciences, psychology relies on data to reach conclusions about human and animal responses to situations.<br />
  7. 7. Information;<br />http://www.123helpme.com/view.asp?id=41031<br />http://www.arachnoid.com/psychology/<br />http://www.ehow.com/about_6713755_psychology-science_.html<br />.http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/The-Scientific-Method.topicArticleId-25438,articleId-25308.html#ixzz0zcHfdcCv<br />Pictures;<br />http://oldweb.lyon.edu/webdata/groups/psychology/Psychology.gifhttp://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.st-aug.edu/academics/divisions/images/psychology1.jpg&imgrefurl=<br />http://www.st-aug.edu/academics/divisions/socialscience/psychology/whatispsychology.htm&usg=__3QHlyzI7UzHTShADouIDO4tEEc0=&h=306&w=300&sz=66&hl=en&start=0&zoom=1&tbnid=yjDl4Spe-_v_dM:&tbnh=134&tbnw=145&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dpsychology%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26biw%3D1032%26bih%3D725%26gbv%3D2%26tbs%3Disch:1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=344&vpy=409&dur=1828&hovh=227&hovw=222&tx=140&ty=171&ei=2vOQTN6hIo2WsgP9qs2xDg&oei=ffOQTL6JN4eosQPT_Nx5&esq=6&page=1&ndsp=21&ved=1t:429,r:17,s:0<br />

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