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Lecture 9: From the Ground Up Instructor: George Chavez 10/3/2011
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In the Beginning There were people who had questions about people… Some were philosophers Some were scientists or doctors Some… decided that there needed to be a whole new discipline just for understanding human behavior and thought! Enter Wilhelm Wundt
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In the Beginning To make sense of the chaos, Wundt and Titchener suggest Structuralism How is experience built? We need to get INSIDE people’s heads Introspection How do you experience a thing???
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In the Beginning William James: NO! Forget about the ingredients or the structure of experience, just concern yourself with the actual experience! Functionalism Generally more practical than structuralism
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In the Beginning Wundt and James were key to the growth of psychology But it wasn’t until Behaviorism came to the forefront that scientists really started taking us seriously John Watson Little Albert
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Pop Quiz 1 Fatima is really interested in what the human experience of awkwardness is
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