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areas of psych
3 goals of psych
Think scientifically about the mind
Learn specialized terms/concepts
Sophisticated consumers of science
- special essence, vitalism.
- Vitalism- movement that argued this
- Believed until challenged in 1800s
- xplained it by saying things had living essence
- people began looking for what substance made people alive- cut open animals.
Decided that there must be a non visible substance that makes people alive
- if..... then" rule
- If it rains the party is inside, if not then it will be outside
- 2 stages of life
- tadpole- has brain
- adult- no brain
- looking inward
- opposite of behaviorism
- founder of modern psych
- Functionalist- what is the function of stuff-