Psychology Ch 1

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Psychology Ch 1
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  1. Origins of psychology
    • 4th & 5th Century
    • Began as philosophy
    • Socrates
    • Plato
    • Aristotle
  2. Hippocrates
    • Father of mdicine
    • interested in psychology
  3. Descartes

    • (Nature View)
    • Human beings enter the world with an inborn store of knowledge and understanding of reality
    • "IT IS HOW WE ARE BORN"
  4. John Locke
    • (Nurture View)
    • the human mind is a "Tubula Rosa"
    • (Blank state of mind in which experience "Writes" knowledge and understanding as a person matures)
  5. Wilhelm Wundt
    19th Century Father of psychology
  6. E.B Titchner
    (Structuralism)
    Student of Wundt, thought psychology should be studied like chemistry.
  7. Pysiology
    the study of the function of the living organisms and its parts.
  8. Phrenology
    Different parts of the brain control different qualities or faculties.
  9. Science
    • Observable
    • repeatable
    • Falsifiable
    • Makes predictions about future events
  10. Pseudoscience
    • Outdated
    • Irrefutable
    • Anecdotal
    • inflexible
    • Appeals to mystery/myth
    • Handpicks facts
    • Vague claims
    • Research by exposition
  11. Psychology
    The scientific study of human behavior and ,ental processes.
  12. Introspection
    Observing and recording the nature of ones own perceptions, thoughts, and feelings.
  13. Structuralism
    The analysis of mental structures (or the study of the elements of consciousness)

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