Psychology Major Figure6

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Psychology Major Figures Binet, Alfred - (1857–1911) A developer of the Binet-Simon scale, along with his colleague Theodore Simon . Binet intended the test to predict school performance. He did not believe that it measured innate intelligence. Cannon, Walter - (1871–1945) The psychologist who, along with colleague Philip Bard (1898–1977), developed the Cannon-Bard theory of emotion, which holds that physical and emotional stimuli happen simultaneously, with no causal relationship. Chomsky, Noam - (1928– ) A linguist and Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who revolutionized ideas about language. Chomsky performed research that led to the decline of behaviorist theories about language acquisition and encouraged researchers to study the biological bases of behavior. He proposed that humans are born with an innate language acquisition device that allows them to acquire language skills easily. Darwin, Charles
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