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  1. (critical thinking 1/6) Welcome divergent viewss
    Accepting and understanding different views from yours. Not being biased.
  2. (Critical thinking 2/6) Value truth over self interest
    Dont let ones pleasures get in the way of the real truth behind it
  3. (critical thinking 3/6) Tolerate ambiguity
    Not every single experiment or problem will have a straight answer. Need to accept "gray" answers
  4. (critical thinking 4/6) Accepting change
    Accept change, do not fear change. Sometimes change is the better way to go.
  5. (critical thinking 5/6) Emphasize, and do not relate everything back to oneself.
    " More important to be interested, than to be interesting"
  6. (critical thinking 6/6) Recognizing your personal biases
    If one recognizes personal biases, more likely they wont put more emphasis on their opinions and will be open to other opinions.
  7. (4 Goals of psychology 1/4) Description
    • describing the problem
    • - What?
  8. (4 goals of psychology 2/4) Explanation
    • understand the problem
    • -answering why?
  9. (4 goals of psychology 3/4) Prediction
    predict the outcome
  10. (4 goals of psychology 4/4) Change
    make adjustment to change.

    be willing to change
  11. (7 major perspectives of psychology 1/7) Psychoanalytic/ Psychodynamic
    Unconscious processes and unresolved past conflicts

    - highly influences psychology formula
  12. (7 major perspectives of psychology 2/7) Behavioral
    objective, observable environmental influences on overt behavior
  13. (7 major perspectives of psychology 3/7) Humanistic
    Free will, self actualization, human nature or naturally positive and growth-seeking

    -taking responsibility for actions
  14. (7 major perspectives of psychology 4/7) Cognitive
    Thinking, perceiving, problem solving, memory, language, and info processing
  15. (7 major of perspectives of psychology 5/7) Neuroscientifics/ Biopsychology
    genetics and biological processes in the brain and other parts of nervous system.

    involves more nature.
  16. (7 major perspective of psychology 6/7) Evolutionary
    natural selection, adaption, ad evolution of behavior and mental processes

    - essential for humans to survive
  17. (7 major perspectives of psychology 7/7) Sociocultural
    social interaction and the culture determinants of behavior.
  18. Biopsychosocial
    • combines and interacts all 7 major perspectives
    • -one is made of bio and socially
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