Evolution Of Psychology 1-23 to 1-28

Evolution Of Psychology 1-23 to 1-28 - The Evolution Of...

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The Evolution Of Psychology Psychology : 1. A science that seeks to answer questions about how we think, feel, and act. 2. Is a very diverse field 3. Is empirical, gaining knowledge from experience, observation and experimentation. 4. Requires the understanding that peoples experiences in the world is objective. 5. Promotes the heredity and environment jointly influence behavior. : 1. a. b. 2. Psychology drew upon the disciplines of philosophy and the physiology. 3. Nitzche, Descartes, Locke, and other famous philosophers all made early contributions to the field. a. Nitzche, not Freud, was the first to utilize the term “id” in the late 16 th century. 4. Use of hypnotism to gain access to the mind as early as 1784, scientifically in 1870’s. A New Science is Born:
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSY 104 taught by Professor Schweigert during the Spring '08 term at Bradley.

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