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PSYCHOLOGY, Eighth Edition 

Video Labs: Chapter #1-The Nature of Psychology

History of Psychology


As discussed in Chapter 1, psychology has a long history. This video presents a review of the history of psychology beginning with its philosophical roots. Run Time: 14:06

Applied Research vs. Pure Research


As discussed in Chapter 1, psychology researchers typically conduct either basic or applied research. This video explains the characteristics of basic and applied research and provides examples of each. Run Time: 4:03

Modern Application of Darwinian Theory to Psychology


As discussed in Chapter 1, Darwin’s theory of evolution influenced the school of functionalism and the modern field of evolutionary psychology. In this video. Dr. Todd Shackelford, himself an evolutionary psychologist, discusses how Darwin’s theory of evolution has influenced psychology. Run Time: 1:05:54

Other Video Resources - Crash Course Psychology

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