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Lesson 2 - Angel Hernandez
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Wilhelm Wundt started his laboratory of psychology. (1879)
William James taught the first physiology class at Harvard University. (1875)
Book: Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development. (1883) by Sir Francis Galton
Book: Walden Two (1948) by B.F. Skinnier
Book: Principles of Psychology (1890) by William James
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) Published the idea that earth was not the center of the universe, but revolved around the sun.
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) used a telescope to confirm predictions about star positioning and movement based on copernicus work.
Rene Descartes (1596-1650) Disagreed with Dualism proposing that there was a link between the mind and body.
Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) Started his own laboratory of psychology. Acknowledged for establishing modern psychology as its own field of study.
William James (1842-1910) Taught the first class on psychology at Harvard University. Wrote the book Principles of psychology.
Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911) English Mathematician and Scientist, wanted to understand how heredity influences a persons ability and behavior.
Max Wertheimer (1880-1943) disagreed with the principles of structuralism and behaviorism.
Wolfgang Kohler (1887-1967) disagreed with the principles of structuralism and behaviorism.
Kurt Koffka (1886-1941) disagreed with the principles of structuralism and behaviorism.
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Interested in unconsious mind, he believed the consious mind its just the tip of the iceberg.
Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936) did a famous experiment on a dog that included meat powder and a fork.
Mary Whiton Calkins (1863-1930) Female pioneer in psychology, contributed greatly despite the obstacles she had as a woman.
John B. Watson (1878-1958) psychology should concern itself only with the observable facts of behavior.
B.F. Skinner (1904-1990) introduced the concept of reinforcement.
Leonard W. Doob (1909-2000) illustrated the cultural implications of a simple, reflexive behavior, a sneeze.
Marmaduke Blake Sampson (1809-1876) wrote an account to explain why crimes occur.
Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1527-1593) Played with perceptual images in his paintings.
Dualism (17th Century) concept that body and mind are separated and distinct.
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