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1 EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY David Myers Thinking Critically With Psychological Science Chapter 1 Psychology s Roots Aristotle ( B.C.) Psychological Science is Born Wundt and psychology s first graduate students studied the atoms of the mind by conducting experiments at Leipzig, Germany, in This work is considered the birth of psychology as we know it today. Psychological Science is Born American philosopher William James wrote an important 1890 psychology textbook. Mary Calkins, James s student, became the APA s first female president. Psychological Science is Born Sigmund Freud, an Austrian physician, and his followers emphasized the importance of the unconscious mind and its effects on human behavior. Psychological Science Develops Behaviorists Watson and later Skinner emphasized the study of overt behavior as the subject matter of scientific psychology. Psychological Science Develops Humanistic Psychology Maslow and Rogers emphasized current environmental influences on our growth potential and our need for love and acceptance. Question about the History of Psychology Who is considered to have been the Father of the study of Psychology? Psychology Today We define psychology today as the scientific study of behavior (what we do) and mental processes (inner thoughts and feelings).

2 Can we study behaviors and mental processes scientifically? What is Psychology s Big Question? Psychology s Current Perspectives Table 1.1 p.7 (Very Important Info) Psychology s Subfields: Research Psychology s Subfields: Applied Clinical Psychology vs. Psychiatry A clinical psychologist (Ph.D.) studies, assesses, and treats troubled people with psychotherapy. Psychiatrists on the other hand are medical professionals (M.D.) who use treatments like drugs and psychotherapy to treat psychologically diseased patients. Question True of False: In many ways, Psychology is pretty much just common sense Why Do Psychology? If we do not, how can we differentiate between uniformed opinions and examined conclusions? The science of psychology helps make these examined conclusions, which leads to our understanding of how people feel, think, and act as they do! What About Intuition & Common Sense? Many people believe that intuition and common sense are enough to bring forth answers regarding human nature. Intuition and common sense may aid queries, but they are not free of error. Limits of Intuition: We rely too much on our gut feelings about human behavior.

3 Hindsight Bias Hindsight Bias is the I-knew-it-all-along phenomenon. After learning the outcome of an event, many people believe they could have predicted that very outcome. We only knew the dot.com stocks would plummet after they actually did plummet. Overconfidence Sometimes we think we know more than we actually know. The Scientific Attitude The scientific attitude is composed of curiosity (passion for exploration), skepticism (doubting and questioning) and humility (ability to accept responsibility when wrong). Critical Thinking Critical thinking does not accept arguments and conclusions blindly. It examines assumptions, discerns hidden values, evaluates evidence, and assesses conclusions. How Do Psychologists Ask & Answer Questions? Since we: Have Biases Depend on common sense errors Are overconfident in our judgements Tend to believe things due to knew it all along reactions And make other critical thinking errors Then how do Psychologist ask and answer questions? How Do Psychologists Ask & Answer Questions? Psychologists, like all scientists, use the scientific method to construct theories that organize, summarize and simplify observations. The Process of Research Bias: Remedies to bias and errors Standardization A set of uniform procedures for treating each participant (i.e. instruction for placement test) Operational definitions Defined in terms of the specific operation or procedure used to determine its presence (i.e. intelligence defined by a score on a specific test)

4 All variables in a research study must be given operational definitions Random assignment to groups Theory A theory is an explanation that integrates principles and organizes and predicts behavior or events. Hypothesis A hypothesis is a testable prediction, often prompted by a theory, to enable us to accept, reject or revise the theory. Research Process: an example Low self-esteem feeds depression (page 15 fig,1.5) Research Observations Research would require us to administer tests of self-esteem and depression. Individuals who score low on a self-esteem test and high on a depression test would confirm our hypothesis. Description Case Study A technique in which one person is studied in depth to reveal underlying behavioral principles. Survey A technique for ascertaining the self-reported attitudes, opinions or behaviors of people usually done by questioning a representative, random sample of people. Survey Wording can change the results of a survey. Q: Should cigarette ads and pornography be allowed on television? (not allowed vs. forbid) Survey If each member of a population has an equal chance of inclusion into a sample, it is called a random sample (unbiased). If the survey sample is biased, its results are not valid. Naturalistic Observation

5 Observing and recording the behavior of animals in the wild and recording self-seating patterns in a multiracial school lunch room constitute naturalistic observation. Descriptive Methods Name 3: Correlation Correlation Coefficient is a statistical measure of the relationship between two variables. Correlation: A measure of how strongly two variables are related to one another? Does correlation establish a causal relationship? In other words, does it mean that the one variable caused the other? Correlation and Causation: Explain this chart in your own words (p.19 fig. 1.3) Illusory Correlation The perception of a relationship where no relationship actually exists. Parents conceive children after adoption. Why is the author calling this an illusory correlation? Order in Random Events Given random data, we look for order and meaningful patterns. Order in Random Events Given large numbers of random outcomes, a few are likely to express order. Hunting for Causes What method do psychologists use to establish causation? Experimentation

6 Like other sciences, experimentation is the backbone of psychological research. Experiments isolate causes and their effects. Exploring Cause & Effect Many factors influence our behavior. Experiments (1) manipulate factors that interest us, while other factors are kept under (2) control. Effects generated by manipulated factors isolate cause and effect relationships. Experimental Method: The Remedy Placebo Control The inclusion of an experimental condition in which the treatment is not administered -most usually by having a control group Does Viagra work for women? More than 40% of women reported improved sexual functioning with use of Viagra Does Viagra work for women? The placebo effect: An inactive substance or fake treatment used as a control in an experiment or given by a practitioner Experimental Procedures: Double-blind Procedure Random Assignment Independent Variable Dependent Variable Double-blind Procedure In evaluating drug therapies, patients and experimenter s assistants should remain unaware of which patients had the real treatment and which patients had the placebo treatment. Random Assignment

7 Assigning participants to experimental (breast-fed) and control (formula-fed) conditions by random assignment minimizes pre-existing differences between the two groups. Independent Variable An independent variable is a factor manipulated by the experimenter. The effect of the independent variable is the focus of the study. For example, when examining the effects of breast feeding upon intelligence, breast feeding is the independent variable. Dependent Variable A dependent variable is a factor that may change in response to an independent variable. In psychology, it is usually a behavior or a mental process. For example, in our study on the effect of breast feeding upon intelligence, intelligence is the dependent variable. Experimentation Summary Example p.23 fig.1.5 Comparison table 1.2 p. 24

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