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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY100H1
Professor
Dan Dolderman
Semester
Winter

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Class 2 y History of psych y Rise of mechanism o Descartes 1600Intense unbalanced driven personalityProposed the idea of the body as a machine using the technology of the time hydraulics ectHumans then started being described as complicated machines o Mind body dualismHumans are different from animals thanks to the mind which is nonphysical but somehow interacts with the bodyAs of yet there is no solution to this problem o A lot of the following theories can be described as a struggle to answer questions that emerge from dualism y Hemholtz 1800 o Scientific study of the mind based on measuring reaction times y Wilhelm Wundto Physiologist extremely curious and careful experimentalist o Wondered whether two stimuli can be perceived at the same time o Noticed that he would hear the sound of the bell when the pendulum was on its way down tho Calculated th
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