chapter 1 review

chapter 1 review - Chapter 1 People: Sigmund Freud:...

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Chapter 1 People: Sigmund Freud: psychodynamic perspective Austrian physician Approach to psyc came from trying to treat mental illness Developed PSYCHOANALYTIC theory Unconscious process influences behavior Observed o Anxiety o Depression o Headaches Unconscious conflict related to sexuality Psyc disturbances are largely caused by personal conflicts Mind causes ailments William James: Functionalism Influenced by Darwin Focused on investigating the function or purpose of consciousness Investigated: o Mental testing o Development patterns o Sex differences Didn’t exp a lot Function of human behavior ( asking why)
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“stream of consciousness” – flow of thought Wrote principles of psyc Wilhelm Wundt: Founded 1 st lab devoted to psyc Study of conscious experience Structure of the mind Wrote 1 st journal Thought psyc should be modeled after chem and physics Consciousness: awareness of immediate exp Thomas Hobbes: Materialism Mind is a product of the brain Soul is not involved in behavior All behaviors are acquired from the environment
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