OpenStax College: Psychology: "Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology"

Read Chapter 1. As you progress through this unit, consider the following study 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?