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I. Psychology Psyche (Soul, mind, behavior); Logos (Speech, study, conversation). 'The study of mind/behavior Scientific study of behavior of all living organisms. II. Plato; Idealism (reality is in the mind) "knowledge is innate and world only exists in the mind." This is usually knowledge that you are supposedly born with. Aristotle questioned idealism using "children lack of knowledge as he believed, "Knowledge is through experience" Empiricism Together Plato & Aristotle established the Mind-Body Problem: which is 1st Knowledge or Experience? (This was considered the main reason for Psychology.) Psychophysics: Psychological and physical scales differ. How the mind interacts with the body. Leading physicist Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) studied the relationship btw psychological & Physical world, through presenting stimulus & asking subject to describe experience to determine relationship btw them. (Psy & physical world) 1879 is the birth date of Psychology. Edward B. titchener (1867-1927) Structuralism (
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course PSY 205 taught by Professor Palfai during the Fall '08 term at Syracuse.

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