Historical Influences In Psychology Powerpoint

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HISTORICAL INFLUENCES IN PSYCHOLOGY
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Rene Descartes (1596-1650) Dualism: Separation of the mind and body Innate Ideas: Descartes believed that some ideas were innate. HISTORICAL FIGURES IN PSYCHOLOGY John Locke (1632- 1704) Tabula Rasa: The mind is a blank slate written on by experience. Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712- 1778) Rousseau believed that children are born with a conscience and sense of fairness
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Charles Darwin (1809-1882) Famous for his theory of evolution by natural selection. Darwin believed that at some important human behaviors were systems that evolved to serve certain functions. G. Stanley Hall (1844- 1924) Hall was the first Ph. D. in psychology and the founder of the American Psychological Association. He used the question method which mainly was asking people about their lives.
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John B. Watson (1878-1958) Watson is a descendent of Locke. His school of behaviorism insisted on studying characteristics that were observable and measureable.
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