Origins of Psychology

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  • Wilhelm Wundt
    • In 1879 he opened opened the first lab for Experimental Psychology
    • Origins of Psychology
      • Science
        • A means of acquiring knowledge through systematic and objective investigation. The aim is to discover general laws
      • Rene Descartes  (1596-1650)    Suggested that the mind is seperate from the brain (Cartesian Dualism)
  • Structuralism
    • Study of the human mind by breaking it down into its basic elements without sacrificing any of the properties of the whole (perception starts as sensation)
    • Wilhelm Wundt
      • In 1879 he opened opened the first lab for Experimental Psychology
      • Origins of Psychology
        • Science
          • A means of acquiring knowledge through systematic and objective investigation. The aim is to discover general laws
        • Rene Descartes  (1596-1650)    Suggested that the mind is seperate from the brain (Cartesian Dualism)

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