Psychology Exam

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Psychology Exam
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psychology semester 1 exam
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  1. Phrenology
    the study of the bumps on a person's head
  2. Structuralism
    • -Concerned with discovering the basic elements of consciousness
    • - Founded by: Wilhelm Wundt
    • - Objective Sensations: physical senses in observation
    • - Subjective Sensations: emotional/mental observations
  3. Functionalism
    • - Concerned with how mental processes help organisms adapt to their environment
    • - Focused on the relationships between experience and behavior; continuous "stream of consciousness
    • - Founded by: William James
  4. Psychodynamic Thinking
    • - Frued's theory
    • - Assumed that most of what exists in an individual's mind is unconscious and consists of conflicting impulses, urges, and wishes

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