TAMIU Psychology 1301 exam 1 Part II

TAMIU Psychology 1301 exam 1 Part II - Chapter I Goals of...

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Chapter I Goals of Psychology: 1. Describe behavior – What. Classify or name. 2. Explain behavior – Why. Why a behavior or mental process occurred. Nature Vs.  Nurture 3. Predict behavior – Likelihood. Identify the conditions under which a future behavior is  likely to occur. 4. Change behavior – prevent unwanted outcomes or bring about desire goals History of Psychology Wilhelm Wundt  ( Father of psychology ) (Structuralism) Establish the first psychology laboratory in Germany in  1879 . He wrote Principles of  Physiological Psychology, the most important book in the history of psychology. He and his  followers were interested in studying conscious experience-how we form sensations, images,  and feelings. Their methodology was  introspection , monitoring, and reporting on the contents. Structuralism
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