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PSY 154

Exam 1 Chaps: 1, 2, & 7

What is psychology? Psychology is the science that studies behavior as well as the physiological and cognitive processes that underlie it and it is the profession that applies the accumulated knowledge of this science to practical problems.
Psychology is? The study of behavior and the mind.
Behavior is? The observable actions of a person or an animal
The mind is? The sensations, memories, motives, emotions, thoughts, and other subjective phenomena particular to an individual or animal that are not readily observed.
3 Purposes of studying psychology? Describe, Predict, and Explain
The first people to speculate on the nature of the mind were? Ancient Greeks
Dualism is? A concept formed by the early Greeks that divides the world and all things in it into two parts: body and spirit.
The school of thought established by Locke, based on the acquisition of truth through observations and experiences is refered to as? Empiricism
Created by: M1144843