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psych 105 studying human nature

psych 105 studying human nature - Studying Human Nature...

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Studying Human Nature Lecture Goals Briefly describe different approaches to Psychology Briefly discuss how these contributed to development of modern Psychology Reading Thinking About Modern Psychology Ch. 3 Brief History of Psychology Ch. 4 How Did Psychology Begin? Early Models of Human Nature Hobbes (1600’s) “ ____________________________________________ Biological machinery drives lead to _____________________________ Must yield to authority and __________________________________ Locke’s Blank Slate (1600’s) Response to Hobbes Identity __________________________________________________
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___________________________ is critical Rousseau’s Noble Savage (1700’s) Savage’s natural state Selfless ______________________________________ Untroubled _________________________________ brings greed, anxiety, violence Descartes' __________________________________________________ Soul (mind) vs. body (brain) How to Study Human Nature?? Emanuel Kant Psychology never be a science because there is no measurement and experimentation ___________________________________________ Solution Greenwich observatory
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Fired for _________________________________ Friedrich Bessel Studies individual differences in timing Birth of “____________________________________________________” Who’s the Father? Maybe….._______________________________ (1801-1887) Founder of psychophysics Documented relationship between _______________________________ and subjective experience of the mind Legitimized objective measurement of ___________________________________ _______________________ publishes Elements of Psychophysics Birth date of Psychology?? Maybe….__________________________ (1832-1920) Considered first psychologist
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First Psychology lab-- ________________________________ Measured reaction times of sensory/perceptual processes First Psychology textbook & journal in Psychology Named journal ___________________________________________________
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