• Welcome!

    psyc001 on Weblog for Introductory Psychology
    Welcome to the Introductory Psychology blog. One of the primary goals of Psyc 001 at UVM is to introduce students to the ways in which psychologists try to understand behavior. We believe that whether you continue on in psychology or not, understanding how to critically analyze what you read and hear will make you a more informed […]
    Posted April 05, 2012.
  • Posted September 29, 2010.
  • Learning

    psyc001 on Weblog for Introductory Psychology
    I just want to remind people of some things on the web that may help with really understanding this material. First, don’t forget the online lectures, especially for these chapters: Chapter 11 Chapter 12 They contain some interesting video segments. Easy to find. We saw some of them in class. In particular, I hope you take a […]
    Posted February 26, 2010.
  • Seeing the neurons among the trees

    psyc001 on Weblog for Introductory Psychology
    Among the topics discussed in class on Tuesday (Feb 23) was the analogy between a neuron and a tree. Some even got to witness my lack of artistic ability (I can’t draw; I can hardly print any longer). But in addition to getting our head back in the game of biopsychology, I wanted that particular […]
    Posted February 24, 2010.
  • Learning by the book

    psyc001 on Weblog for Introductory Psychology
    With class on Tuesday, Feb. 9, we were largely done with our focused review of research methodology. For the remainder of the course, we’ll be applying what we learned to explore the major sub-domains of the field: biopsychology; learning, memory, and cognition; development; social psychology; and abnormal behavior. But we’re not done learning about methods. […]
    Posted February 20, 2010.