History of Psychology in Letters: Ch 12

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  1. What was Watson’s objection to the method of introspection?
    • introspection chained psychology to mentalism
    • it prevented psychology from being an objective science.
  2. What methods did Watson advocate?
    Observational methods, psychophysical methods, and psychological tests
  3. What did Watson warn parents about in his book, Psychological Care of Infant and Child?
    Displaying too much affection toward their children
  4. What did Yerkes see as his one point of disagreement with Watson?
    Watson thinks introspection should be abandoned; Yerke basically thinks that people should make use of it if they want to.
  5. What did Watson see as his disagreement with Yerkes?
    Watson doesn't believe in consciousness and Yerke does; that's the only reason why Yerke would consider introspection

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History of Psychology in Letters: Ch 12
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