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Unformatted text preview: Believed that the functions of the mind should be the focus of psychology • Associationism o Examines how events or ideas can be associated with one another Contiguity: associating things that tend to occur together at about the same time. Similarity: Associating things with similar features or properties Contrast: associating things that seem to show polarities o Ebbinghaus studied how people learn and remember material • Gestalt Psych o Wolfgang Kohler Co-fouder of Gestalt Psych, opposed to structuralism Perception of objects is subjective and dependent on context Naturalistic problem solving tasks to study insight and intelligence. • Women in Psychology o Mary Calkins First woman president of the APA Harvard denied her doctorate Did research of psych of self Today woman make up 70% of the psych majors • Freud and Psycholanalysis o...
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- Spring '11
- Psychology, Gestalt Psych, Psych Therapy, structuralism o Functionalism, fi rst journal