PSYCH101: Introduction to Psychology
Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour.
Psychology as a source of social change
“Using the methods and tools of science, psychologists have challenged assumptions, stereotypes, and stigma”. I like this.
Module 1: Memory
Conditioning and Learning
- Classical Conditioning
- Instrumental Conditioning
- Observational Learning
- Law of Effect
- Bobo Doll Experiment
Module 2: Stats and Research Designs
- bruh i know this, this is all statistics
Why use the median for skewed distributions?
The presence of extreme scores pull both the mean and the median towards the extreme end of the distribution, but the mean is pulled further than the median.
- Because it is less adversely affected by extreme scores (or outliers), the median is preferred over the mean to describe a typical score in a skewed population.
Module 3: Evolution and Psychology
- Adaptive Radiation
- Human Evolution
- Homo Sapiens
- Behavior this is what you want to use when trying to explain why humans do what they do. Ex: why men are more willing to engage in casual sex
- Parental Investment Theory
Wow, men are down bad
- Men are much more likely to go to bed with a woman
Module 4: Visual Perception
Module 5: Consciousness
Module 6: Problem Solving
Module 7: Emotion (Psychology)
Module 8: Attachment (Psychology)
Module 9: Freudian and Humanist Theory
- Introversion and Extroversion
- Freudian Theory
- Person Centred Theory
Module 10: Behaviour in Groups
Module 11: Depression, Anxiety, and Schizophrenia
Module 12: Psychological Therapy