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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 3125
Professor
Alexandra Rutherford
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 6 History Of Psychology ­major contribution to psychology was development of mental tests. th th The chapter focuses on the   late 19   and early 20    century     examples of applied psychology. THE ROOTS OF MENTAL TESTING IN AMERICA o James McKeen Cattell ­published an article in the journal Mind called “Mental  Tests and Measurements” ­first time the term mental test was used in psychology ­pointed out the scientific and practical values of mental  tests. ­He used to work in Wundt’s lab and was interested in how  individual minds differed. ­Wundt didn’t want 
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