Core Concepts to Cover:

  1. Difference between psychology and pseudo-psychology
  2. Overview of major historical schools of psychology
  3. Overview of the major contemporary theoretical approaches to the study of psychology
  4. Highlight significant psychologists throughout history
  5. Overview of current career field in psychology
  6. Review the scientific method and how it is used in the psychological research
  7. Overview of ethical concerns relating to psychology

Core Vocabulary to Cover:

psychology
nature
nurture
informed consent
placebo
causation
correlation
validity
reliability

experimental group
control group
case study
survey
naturalistic observation
double-blind study
statistical significance

independent variable
dependent variable
hypothesis
theory
experimenter bias
sample bias

Movies That Teach About History & Scientific Foundations

Last modified on April 17, 2020