Psychology 03: Intro to Psychology
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Based on the transcript for today's video, fill in the following blanks:
The word 'psychology' comes from the Latin for the study of the __________________.
Psychology is the science of ___________________ .
______________________ was one of the most tremendously influential and controversial thinkers of his time, maybe of all time.
William James published his seminal book, The Principles of Psychology, in 1890, defining psychology as the science of ____________________________________.
A radical kernel of psychoanalysis was the theory that our personalities are shaped by unconscious ____________________.
By the late 1930s, the Nazis had taken over Austria, and Freud and his Jewish family narrowly escaped to _________________________.
Multiple Choice - Choose the best possible answer based on the video lecture and transcript.
"Psychology" is the science of:
behavior and mental processes
the heart and soul
unconscious thought and personality
In 1879, the Structuralist, __________________, tried to understand the structures of consciousness.
Structuralism did not last long as a branch of psychology because:
the idea did not catch on outside of Germany.
it relied too much on the subjective nature of introspection.
people did not want to talk to doctors about their problems.
Sigmund Freud's Psychoanalytic approach was more appealing
In 1890, the American, William James created _________________ to study the science of mental life and to answer the questions of why people think and feel.
SIgmund Freud encouraged his patients to talk through _____________ to help them work through their emotional problems.
functions of behaviors
True or False: Psychoanalysts believe that personalities are shaped by conscious motives.
Sigmund Freud died in 1939 by:
Assisted suicide due to cancer
the hand of a patient's angry husband
a heart attack while writing his last book
a velocipede accident
Psychologists who work in the field of Behaviorism study:
none of the above
Humanist psychologists focus on:
nurturing personal growth
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