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history of psychology.
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Aristotle: Greek philosopher
Rene Descartes: Originates the concept of dualism. ¨Mind could follow body and vice versa¨
John Locke: Knowledge should be acquired by careful observation. No innate ideas: all knowledge comes from experience or reflection. Mind is a blank slate written on by experience (tabula rasa)
Charles Darwin: Evolution, include humans
Wilhelm Wundt: Father of psychology
William James: Functionilism, expanded psychology to animal behavior.
APA: governing body of all research not conducted by universites
Ivan pavlov: created classical conditioning
B.F. Skinner: Believed that all behavior is a result of rewards and punishments in the past.
Sigmund Freud: Believed that all behavior is a result of rewards and punishments in the past.
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