Origins of psychology - notes

Who were the three key figures in the emergence of psychology as a science?
Rene Descartes, John Locke and Charles darwin
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What three things did the key figures develop?
Cartesian Dualism, Empiricism and Theorys on evolution
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What were the roots of psychology?
began in the 17th and early 19th century as experimental philosophy
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what are the FOUR strengths of wundt's contributions to psychology?
1. founded the first institute of psychology in 1879 2. used the scientific method to separate philosophy and psychology 3. beginning of cognitive approach 4. used controlled environments
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what are the THREE weaknesses of wudnt's contributions to psychology?
1.very subjective nature of his techniques 2.difficult to replicate studies using introspection 3. the validity of introspection techniques is questioned
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