Psych 105 studying - Studying Human Nature Lecture Goals Briefly describe different approaches to Psychology Briefly discuss how these contributed

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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 • Named journal ___________________________________________________ • If so, Psychology ________________________________________
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Psych 105 studying - Studying Human Nature Lecture Goals Briefly describe different approaches to Psychology Briefly discuss how these contributed

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