01:830:101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Edward B. Titchener, Heredity, Wilhelm Wundt

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Psychology: what is psychology, psychology is a word deriving from greek roots: psyche (cid:498)soul(cid:499) or (cid:498)mind,(cid:499) Founder of the first psychology lab in leipzig, germany, in 1879. This work is considered the birth of psychology as we know it today. Founded introspection - to observe and report, to look within yourselves, to introspect. Founder of structuralism: he was a student of wundt. Used wundt"s introspection to observe, report about their mental processes. Attempted to describe the structures that compose the mind and its sensations, feelings and images: william james: Founder of functionalism: he was keenly interested in how the mind produces behavior, not the composition of the mind. Rejected structuralism: he wrote the principles of psychology (1890, charles darwin: Founder of natural selection: wrote the origin of species (1859); the descent of man (1871, forced scientists to consider that humans and other species had similar basic features in common, francis galton:

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