PSYCH-Intro

Not interested in structure more interested in

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Unformatted text preview: ious experiences in small details (lemonade example: color, taste, tartness, etc.) Looking at structure of various sensations Functionalism William James and Functionalism Study of what is the function or purpose of a behavior Emphasis on inner working of mind and consciousness Wrote a lot about emotion. Not interested in structure, more interested in purpose. James was criticized for wanting to talk about the mind, because it was intangible and you couldn’t see it. Behaviorist. Behaviorists did not think psychology was a legitimate science at that point. James just sat in a chair and thought. Not science. SO behaviorists decided it was necessary to invoke scientific methods. Watson put emphasis on learning, that...
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