Syllabus: Go to Lori’s DP, and find the Syllabus page. Read closely! Then explore the rest of Lori’s DP. Bookmark it! Read for 5 minutes, then discuss the following questions for 5 minutes:
Four Corners: Psychology is not a science.
Go to a corner. Talk to others in your corner to confirm position. Share and debate
What do we study in Psychology?
Big Question: Nature/nurture debate: Controversy over the relative contributions of biology and experience in human thought and behavior.
Three Main Levels of Analysis
Key Point: All levels of analysis are worthwhile, all use their own methods and ask their own questions. They may each examine the same behavior, but will do it in different ways. Need all of them to fully address questions!
Take and correct a quick pre-assessment quick.
TOMORROW: We will be looking at some specific biases that sometimes make our common sense nonsense, and jumping into qualitative research methods (it’s sexier than it sounds, I promise).