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Psychology

What is Psychology?  It is the scientific study of human and animal behaviors and mental processes

Why do we study psychology?

1. It is interesting & happening all around us

2. It helps us understand ourselves and others

What is the emphasis of the classes:

Scientifically studying human and animal behaviors and thought processes

Analysis and application of the six modern approaches to psychology (biological, psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic, cross-cultural)  

Psychology 1 emphasizes major learning, personality, and psychopathologic ideas, theories, and theorists.

Psychology 2 emphasizes therapy, social psychology, sensation & perception, consciousness, and development.

Current research will be presented to highlight current and ongoing happenings in psychology.

Approximate Grade Breakdown

60% Daily Activities/Assignments/Participation

40% Tests & Quizzes


Textbook: Thinking About Psychology (3rd edition)


Psychology 1 Outline

Unit 1  Introduction to Psychology (modules 1, 2, 3)

Unit 2  Learning and Memory (modules 14, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23)

Unit 3  Thinking and Personality (modules 24, 25, 28, 29)

Unit 4  Disorders and Stress (modules 30, 31, 32, 35, 36)

Psychology 2 Outline

Unit 5  Sensation, Perception, Consciousness (modules 6, 7, 8, 9, 10)

Unit 6  Brain, Body, Developmental Psychology (modules 4, 5, 11, 12, 13)

Unit 7  Social Psychology & Nature  (modules 18, 19, 20, 21)

Unit 8 Motivation, Emotion & Treatment (modules 26, 27, 33, 34)

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