The scientific study of behavior and mental processes.
Any action people can observe or measure.
Mental processes. Ex. Dreams and thoughts
Deals with the structure of human society and the nature of the individuals who make up society.
Deals with the physical world.
Tests to see if the method works.
A statement that attempts explaining why things are the way they are.
Conducted without concern for immediate application, its research for its own sake.
An effort to find solutions to personal or social problems.
To provide proffesional advice.
To help people with psychological problems.
Application of psychological knowledge to the treatment of problem behavior.
Application of principles of learning to the direction modification of problem behavior.
Can prescribe medication, also specializes in the treatment of psychological problems.
They treat people who have adjustment problems. Ex. college students
Identify and help students who have problems that interfere with learning
Focus on course planning and instructional methods.
They study changes that occur through out a persons life span.
They identify characteristics and traits.
Ejection of anxiety evoking ideas from awareness.
Concerned with peoples behavior in social situations.
A fixed idea about a group.
Conducts research into basic processes such as the function of the nervous system, or sensation and perception.
Focus on people in the work place.
Schools meeting workers needs.
Study the behavior of people in business firms.
focus on the ways in which buildings and cities serve human needs.
they study the behavior.
works with the crimal justic process.
examine ways which behavior and mental processes are related to physical health.
looking within to find out about ourselves by examining our thoughts and feelings.
about the mind.
conscious experience breaks down into objective sensations and subjective feelings.
the outside world, sight and taste.
include emotional responses and mental images.
principles of psychology
the 1st modern textbook.
connected with how mental processes help organisms adapt to their environment.
a response to a stimulous that becomes automatic.
psychology is the study of observable behavior.
any reaction to a stimulous.
developed (know theyself)
Problems are caused by abnormalties in the brain and not by punishment of the Gods.
He wrote the principles of psychology, also introduced functionalism.
John B. Watson
He introduced behaviorism.