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Critical Thinking Questions

PsychologyCritical Thinking Questions


Why do you think psychology courses like this one are often requirements of so many different programs of study?


Why do you think many people might be skeptical about psychology being a science?


How did the object of study in psychology change over the history of the field since the 19th century?


In part, what aspect of psychology was the behaviorist approach to psychology a reaction to?


Given the incredible diversity among the various areas of psychology that were described in this section, how do they all fit together?


What are the potential ethical concerns associated with Milgram’s research on obedience?


Why is an undergraduate education in psychology so helpful in a number of different lines of work?


Other than a potentially greater salary, what would be the reasons an individual would continue on to get a graduate degree in psychology?

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