Recommended Literature 1. Introduction to Psychology : Gateway to Mind and Behavior by Dennis Coon and John O. Mitterer 2. Undertanding Psychology : by Rod Plotnik and Haig Kouyoumdjan 3. General Psychology by Haynes Vernon 4. Psychology (6 th edition) by Stephen F Davis 5. Psychology : Concepts and Aplication by Jeffrey S. Nevid 6. Pengantar Psikology by Rita L. Atkinson 7. Pengantar Psikologi by Linda Davidof
Kegunaan Mata Kuliah Psikologi bermanfaat pada siapapun termasuk calon guru dan guru, karena dengan mempelajari ilmu ini seseorang dapat mengatahui multi aspek dari potensi kejiwaan manusia sebagai fenomena yang dapat dijadikan sandaran dalam menentukan sikap dalam menangani probematika kejiwaan manusia
What is Psychology? George A. Miller in P “Psychology is the science that attempts to describe, predict and control mental and behavioral events” C. George Boeree in General Psychology : Psychology is the study of the mind, along with such aspects of mind and perception, cognition, emotion, and behavior.
According to Woodworth & Marquis According to Woodworth & Marquis Psychology can be defined as the science of the activities of the individual The word activity is used here in very broad sense. It include not only motor activities like walking and speaking, but also cognitive (knowledge getting) activities, like seeing, hearing, remembering, and thinking and emotional activities like laughing or crying and feeling or sad.
Psychology is the scientific study of behavior, both external observable action and internal thought. Not all behavior is directly observable. As examples are : What kind of behavior or what level of consciousness? Science VS Humanities