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Morgan c psychology-2

  1. 1. Morgan Cicha<br />Mr.Kashdan Psychology <br />9-15-10<br />What Makes Psychology Science<br />
  2. 2. Psychology Begins<br />December 1879, professor, Wilhelm Wundt created psychology. <br />Meaning to measure “atoms of the mind”, Wundt ended up creating the first psychology experiment. <br />Before long, this was known as a science organized into different branches, or schools of thought.<br />
  3. 3. Question?<br />What is psychology to you?<br />Do you picture a psychiatrist sitting in a room listening or discussing with a client.<br />Or do you see men in lab coats watching rats run around in a maze?<br />Well we are about to discover how psychology & science are blended together. <br />
  4. 4. What is Science<br />Science is a branch of knowledge or study dealing with a body of facts or truths.<br />Or systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation. <br />Science has theories, tests, hypothesis.<br />Sounds familiar ey?<br />
  5. 5. What’s psychology?<br />Characteristics of the mental states and processes of a person or class of a person; or of the mental states and processes involved in a field of activity.<br />It can also be know as the science, oh my word did I just say science? Of the mind or of mental processes.<br />It is also a science of human & animal behavior.<br />In psychology we often find ourselves observing, experimenting, and making theories. All which relate to science.<br />
  6. 6. Continued…<br />It is also a science of human & animal behavior.<br />In psychology we often find ourselves observing, experimenting, and making theories. All which relate to science.<br />
  7. 7. Closing, and hopefully Conclusion<br />So in the end science and psychology work together like a team.<br />Together they bond in studies and help create theories.<br />Through experiments and observations we discover behaviors, habits, and reactions that we can all discover through psychology and science.<br />
  8. 8. Citations <br />http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.allpsychologycareers.com/images/health-psychology-phd.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.allpsychologycareers.com/psychology-degree/phd-health-psychology.html&usg=__Pe0EI_4Z1U1odfR1SCArfDrHA1Q=&h=300&w=400&sz=33&hl=en&start=30&zoom=1&tbnid=RVfFVp-ctMOqXM:&tbnh=138&tbnw=147&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dpsychology%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26sa%3DN%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26biw%3D820%26bih%3D800%26tbs%3Disch:10%2C1256&um=1&itbs=1&iact=hc&vpx=384&vpy=378&dur=23&hovh=194&hovw=259&tx=178&ty=103&ei=_hWRTN2UKYz2tgPL14iyDg&oei=8hWRTLeQAYigsQOe_aWGAQ&esq=3&page=3&ndsp=16&ved=1t:429,r:6,s:30&biw=820&bih=800<br />users.waitrose.com<br />christiancharacter.net<br />http://www.offthemark.com/psych/psych05.htm<br />

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