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PSY 105 Test 1 Prescientific Psychology India Budda China Confucius Socrates and Plato concluded that mind is separable from body and continues after the body dies Aristotle- derived principles of logic and careful observation o Knowledge NOT pre-existing, grows from the experiences stored in our memories Descartes- agreed with Socrates and Plato and found Nervous system pathway Emperialism- the view that knowledge originates in experience and science should rely on observation and experimentation Psychological Science is Born Birth of psychology, December 1879 , University of Leipzig, Wilhem Wundt Structuralism- aiming to discover elements of the mind, introduced by Edward Bradford Titchener, method was to train people in self-reflective, introspection or looking inward Functionalist- brought about by explorations of down-to-earth emotions, will power and moment-to-moment streams of consciousness Mary Calkin- first female president of the APA Psychological Science Develops Biggest and most persistent issue concerns the relative contributions of biology and experience
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