PS102 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Unconscious Mind, Applied Psychology, Psychodynamics

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Includes behavior (as well as mental processes) These groups excluded because couldn"t be trained to do introspection. Influenced by: darwin on the origin of species by natural selection, galton genetic inheritance on mental abilities. Most historians give the edge to james and the functionalist. Depending on introspection does not allow for any independent objective evaluation of a claim. Today, psychologists are not really categorized as structuralists or funtionalists. Applied psychology and behaviorism decedents of functionalism. Behaviorism early 1900"s: the next major school of thought to influence the development of psychology. Behaviorists studied observable animal behavior to try to understand human learning. John b watson (1878 1958) united states: founder of behaviorism. Behavior = overt or observable responses or activities: radical reorientation of psychology as a science of observable behavior, study of consciousness abandoned. Stimulus = any detectable input from the environment. Freud emphasized that many important mental processes happen outside conscious awareness.

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