Dr. John Lamberton, Clinical Sociologist
PUTTING SOCIOLOGY TO WORK

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

WHAT IS SOCIOLOGY

      Proprietary Lecture Notes    G
 

1. "ology" means "the study of"

2.  The definition of Sociology according to:

    a) American Sociological Association
    b)
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3. PUTTING SOCIOLOGY TO WORK 

4. The DYAD, Sociology's basic building block.

5. WISDOM OF SOCIOLOGY

6. Neo-CortexThe enlargement and species-specific elaboration of the cerebral neocortex during evolution holds the secret of humans’ mental abilities.  The neocortex, as the name implies, is the newest addition to our brain and is considered to be the crowning achievement of evolution and the biological substrate of human mental prowess.  (Taken from "Evolution of the neocortex: Perspective from developmental biology,"  by Pasko Rakic)

7.  CURRENT EVENTS: examples of Sociology.

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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