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1517 The reformation Age of exploration New Science Printing press Plague Renaissance
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Enlightenment David Hume(1711-1776) Scott philosopher Impressions and Ideas <- human mind Inspired by Newton Do what Newton did for physics for psychology Impressions Sense perceptions Ideas Images in our minds conjured by impressions Simple Apple is red and round Complex Combination of simple ideas Apple is combination of colors shapes Impressionist Association of Ideas Explanation of how we make sense of the world We assume Cause and Effect based on Impressions Rationalism De carte Deduction
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Empiricism We have no knowledge until we observe it in nature John Locke Heuristic Speculation to help organize information
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Unformatted text preview: Just because something seems or appears real doesnt mean it is real. Reasons to be skeptical of something 1. Uncorroborated 2. Extraordinary 3. Better explanation Perceptual Constancy Tendency to have certain perceptual experiences regardless of the input of our senses Color Constancy Mind fills in colors Size Constancy Filling in dimensions in absence of real data Influence of Expectation Often we perceive what we expect to be real rather than what is Thought suggestion Pareidolia Making sense of unfamiliar objects Clarity in vagueness The tendency to searc/create...
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