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Unformatted text preview: harm to us and we might even wish them well. Wilhelm Wundt o Founded the first psychology lab at the University of Leipzig, Germany o Tried to measure the time it took the human brain/nervous system to translate information into action Structuralism = discovering basic elements or structures of mental processes Emphasized minds components The what of the mind William James o Functionalism = functions/purposes of mind and behavior in individuals adaption to environment. The why of the mind Human interaction with outside world and purpose of thoughts stream of consciousness Scientific Method o Perceiving a question o Forming a hypothesis o Testing the hypothesis o Drawing conclusions o Reporting results Descriptive Methods: methods of observing behavior o Self report o Psychological o Behavioral Happiness Influences...
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