a. Define the field of psychology.
b. Identify key figures and their perspectives in the history of the field of psychology: include Wundt, Freud, Skinner, James, Watson, Rogers, Bandura, and Pavlov.
c. List and describe the major occupations and subfields of psychology.
a. Explain how psychologists conduct research to describe, explain, predict, and control behavior.
b. Describe the types of research methods used by psychologists, include: experiment, survey, case study, and observation.
c. Identify the basic elements of an experiment, include: independent and dependent variables, types of experimental control (blind/double-blind procedures, placebo controls).
d. Explain the differences between a correlation and an experiment.
e. Classify the types and uses of statistics in psychological research, include: descriptive statistics.
f. Interpret graphic data representations.
g. Explain ethical issues in psychological research.
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