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Department
Psychology
Course
PS390
Professor
Richard Walsh- Bowers
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 5Societal and Scientific Conflict Health problems due to urbanization gave rise to natural science Universities were funded to find solutions for these health problems Society wanted an explanation that went beyond scientism research boomInstitutionalization of Psychology GermanyoPsychologists were trained as philosophers oWundt influenced research experimental ideologyFirst European laboMuller psychophysics perception colour vision and memory British oDarwin theory of evolution was extremely influential oStruggle for institutional supportLacked infrastructure oThe first experimental psychologists was an MD WH Rivers French oWere based on philosophical spiritual and theological perspectives known as spiritualism oExperimented
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