Chapter 1. Introduction to Psychology

Chapter 1. Critical 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?
  • Given the incredible diversity among the various areas of psychology that were described in this chapter, how do they all fit together?
  • 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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