Psychology Approaches - Origins

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Wundt
First psychology lab. He preferred introspection. his approach was Structuralism
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Introspection
First systematic experimental attempt to study the mind by breaking up conscious awareness into basic structures of thoughts, images and sensations.
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Empirical
Based on observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic.
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Cognitive Neuroscience
Scientific field that is concerned with the study of the biological processes, with a specific focus on the neural connections in the brain which are involved in mental processes.
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Charles Darwin
Evolution theory used in biological approach.
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John Locke
Proposed empiricism, basis of behaviorist approach.
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Empiricism
The idea that all experience can be obtained through senses, that human don't inherit instincts or knowledge.
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Rene Descartes
Mind and body are separate, first ever psychology.
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