002 | What is Psychology? | Why We Do What We Do
What to Expect
In this episode, Abraham and RYANO start at the beginning with the question of "What is Psychology?" Given that psychology is a very term-driven field, terms often need to be unpacked since they don't necessarily always mean what they mean when we use them day-to-day. Questions that they ask include:
- Does psychology apply to everyone or everything?
- What's the mind, and where is it?
- Can it be a science, or is it just a social science?
- Does it require a context?
- Is there room for the brain, or genes?
- Is behavior only observable events?
- What is cognition, and is it included in psychology?
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The Why We Do What We Do Crew
Scott "Abraham" Miller| Host & Producer
Ryan O'Donnell (RYANO) | Co-host, Producer, & Social
Tyler Bessire | Videographer & Editor
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