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Chapter 1 00:55 S.I. leader- khaerannisa.cortes@asu.edu Schedule on Blackboard Ancient History of Psychology: Culture is; 1. Information based 2. Praxis- how you go about getting your needs met in this culture 3. Progressive- technology doesn’t die out with each culture GOAL =survival (gain control of the spirit/ghost) PSYCHE = Greek for soul LOGOS = Greek for the study of a subject ANIMISM = everything in nature is alive ANTHROPOMORPHISM = giving human characteristics to things *Everything contained in a spirit or ghost Magic evolved to influence spirits= CONTROL OVER NATURE Greek Religion: OLYMPIAN = Gods who resembled upper-class DIONYSIAC-ORPHIC = Soul is a prisoner of the body ** PHYSIS : the primary element** test question MONISM = no distinction between the mind and body Relativity of Truth: Sophists- truth is subjective, need “Reason” (Sensation= ignorance) Aristotle Sensation is critical to knowledge All things have purpose, appetite for knowledge (Dark Light)
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Chapter 1 00:55 History of Psych
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Chapter 1 00:55 1. Structuralism (Wundt, 1879, Leipzig, Germany) Argument= Subject matter of psychology was immediate experience o Goals: Analyze basic elements (think, feel) Discover how they are connected Specify the laws of connection o Method: Introspection- self observation(10,000 obsrv= “Expert”)
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Short during the Spring '11 term at ASU.

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