GenPsychWhatIsPsychologyPart2

GenPsychWhatIsPsychologyPart2 - Lecture Outline A brief...

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Lecture Outline A brief history of psychology. Practice with the classroom communication system. Psychology Timeline (from book) See figure in textbook. Early Psychological Science Wilhelm Wundt. Established the first psychological laboratory (1879) in the world (University of Leipzig, Germany). Edward Titchener. Wundt’s student at Leipzig. After graduation, went to work in the U.S. (Cornell). Used the method of introspection (by trained observers) to examine mental processes. Structuralism . Sought a psychological equivalent to Chemistry’s Periodic Table of the Elements. Dominated academic psychology’s first few decades. . Thorndike EEG Ebbinghaus Brain scanning (PET, fMRI) Watson Binet (IQ) Psychology Timeline 1860 1880 1900 1920 1940 1960 1980 1990 First commercially available computers James Ascent of Cognitive Psychology Skinner Pavlov Freud Wundt Darwin
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William James William James: Advocated a perspective called functionalism
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