MyersAP-Unit01 - Unit 1: Psychologys History and Approaches...

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Unformatted text preview: Unit 1: Psychologys History and Approaches Unit Overview What is Psychology? Contemporary Psychology Click on the any of the above hyperlinks to go to that section in the presentation. What is Psychology? Psychologys Roots Prescientifc Psychology Ancient Greeks Socrates Plato Aristotle Psychologys Roots Prescientifc Psychology Rene Descartes Francis Bacon John Locke Tabula Rasa (blank slate) Empiricism Psychologys Roots Psychological Science is Born Wilhelm Wundt (1879) University of Leipzig Reaction time experiment Psychologys Roots Thinking About the Minds Structure Edward Titchener Structuralism introspection Psychologys Roots Thinking About the Minds Function William James Functionalism Mary Calkins Margaret Floy Washburn Experimental psychology Psychological Science Develops Sigmund Freud Psychological Science Develops Behaviorism John B. Watson B.F. Skinner study of observable behavior Psychological Science Develops Humanistic psychology Carl Rogers Abraham Maslow Cognitive Neuroscience Psychological Science Develops Psychology Science Behavior Mental processes Contemporary Psychology Psychologys Biggest Question Nature Nurture Issue Biology versus experience History Greeks Rene Descartes Charles Darwin Natural selection Psychologys Three Main Levels of Analysis Levels of Analysis Biological Psychological Social-cultural Biopsychosocial Approach Psychologys Three Main Levels of Analysis Psychological Approaches/Perspectives Biological psychology...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 413 taught by Professor Moorhouse during the Winter '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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MyersAP-Unit01 - Unit 1: Psychologys History and Approaches...

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