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Intro_011910 - eOther than the scientific method. how can...

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eOther than the scientific method… how can we know anything ?  ... But be careful with these! Can lead you down the wrong path. - Tenacity : I know it is this way because I know it is. - Intuition : I know it is because I can feel it in my gut. - Authority : I know it is because 9 out of 10 dentists say so or Dr. Phil says so. - Rationalism : I know it is because it makes sense. - Empiricism : I know it is because I have lived it. What psychology used to be… - Introspection : Wundt-Father of Experimental Psychology - Phrenology : Very popular in late 1700s-early 1800s - Idea that your brain is shaped first, then your skull is shaped around it   - You can tell the type of person you are based on the shape of your skull - Silly assumptions… but made a lot of money telling people about their personality based on their skull  shapes - Nowadays, most people consider it “pseudo-science”
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