PSY 310 Week 1 Historical Influences on Psychology Questions

Week 1 Historical Influences on Psychology Questions (***** 2 Pages + Answered all Questions *****)


Review the "Historical Influences on Psychology" presentation. Answer the critical thinking questions throughout the presentation in a Microsoft® Word ® document.


Slide 14 

Respond to the following questions in 100 words or less:

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     How did clocks influence the world when they were introduced?

•      Why was Descartes so important to the development of psychology? What did he contribute?

•      In your opinion, who contributed the most to empiricism? Why?

 

Slide 22


Respond to the following questions in 100 words or less:

•      Which method of brain mapping do you believe was considered the most accurate during that time period? Why?

•      Why was Hermann von Helmholtz considered to be one of the greatest scientists of his time?


Slide 28

Respond to the following questions in 100 words or less:

•      Wilhelm Wundt is credited with founding psychology as a science. What were his specific contributions to this foundation?

•      What did Hermann Ebbinghaus contribute to the science of psychology?

 
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