1WundtDewey - Law of Psychic Contrast Method analytical...

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Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) and Structuralism First experimental psychologist. Set up laboratory in Leipzig in 1879. Aim of scientific psychology: 1. Analyze the contents of conscious experience into its elements (sensations and feelings). 2. Determine the manner of their combination. 3. Determine the laws of their combination (e.g.,
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Unformatted text preview: Law of Psychic Contrast). Method: analytical introspection Borrowed empiricism and associationism from British Empiricists. John Dewey and Functionalism Opposed emphasis on psychological contents without regard to function or adaptive value....
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