Approaches in Psychology- Intrduction
Origins of Psychology: Wundt, introspection and the emergence of Psychology as a science.
It has its roots in 17th century and early 19th century philosophy and once known as experimental philosophy.
Cartesian dualism- body and mind are separate
The work of John Locke and his concept of empiricism had an influence on the emergence of psychology as a science.
The evolutionary theories of Charles Darwin set the stage for the emergence of psychology…