Psy 100 August 23rd

Psy 100 August 23rd - Psy 100 August 23rd History And Scope...

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Psy 100 August 23 rd History And Scope Of Psychology Psychology’s Roots: 1. Pre Scientific Psychology 2. Psychological Science Is Born 3. Psychological Science Develops Contemporary Psychology: 1. Psychology’s Big Debate a. Nature Vs. Nurture 2. Psychology’s 3 Main Levels Of Analysis 3. Psychology’s Subfields What Is Psychology? - Psychology is the study of human behaviors and mental processes. - It is a science rooted in empirical evidence and careful study. History Of Psychology: - Questioned for 1000’s of years. - Formal start of psychology started in 1879 (Leipzig, Germany) o Wilhelm Wundt and William James o Sensation and perception based research begins Pre Psychology: - Buddha thought about sensations, ideas, and perceptions. - Hebrews linked the mind and body together. - Socrates and Plato thought the mind and body were separate. o
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor All during the Spring '08 term at Colorado State.

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Psy 100 August 23rd - Psy 100 August 23rd History And Scope...

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