Last Modified: 2011-06-30
Related Textbooks:History of Psychology
Two Major contributions
2) Werbers law
"tactile sense uses two point threshold for any place on skin... the point where perception changes from feeling one point to two"
Werbers Law: Stimulus A increases in in tensity... what happens?
Point where people can distinguish between two different weights
Significance of his findings- He was able to measure ______________
Significance of findings- Showed our understanding of __________ involves more than just the ___________________ of the stimuli
Significance of his findings- Showed ________ and ____________ events can be realized through ____________________.
interest in ______________ problemq
supporter of materialism?
_________ vs ___________
"Day view"- world has ________________
upon death- individual conscious merges with collective conscious
"night view"- ________ is important
- development of ________
development of psychophysics
wanted to study higher mental process of ________
mathematical equation to show the effects of ___________ and _______
same experiment but used __________ instead of _________________
experiments showed memory is _________, ___________ and ___________
see relationships and arrive at conclusions
had a problem with what part of the church?
published a critique about it
felt, due to historical evidence, it was impossible to accept
_____________ view of psychology
inductive vs deductive
Wundt- inductive approach
products of mental actions vs act psychology
Wundt- wanted to study products of mental acts
Mental Acts (3)
Loving vs Hating
internal vs external observation
Wundt- internal observations
methods of psychology (3)
methods of psych- memory
studied quietly and empirically
method of psych- imagination
method of psych- populations
(children, insane, animals)
in perspective- formulation of ______________________ approach to that of Wundt
in perspective- ____________ important historical predecessor to the american functional psychologies
in perspective- two important studies
nativist view of _____________
________ view of depth perception (interpretation)
phenomena ( __________ or ________) vs mental functions
psychology = ________ processes
Society for child Psychology
lesson from Clever Hans
showed need to test for experimenter effects- lesson from ___________
aim of his experimental lab was...
positivist position includes _____ phenomena such as...
such as thinking, judging, remembering and doubting
Positivist position- says only certain knowledge obtained through ____________________________
implications of ________ experiments about Wundt
Implications of Marbes experiments about Wundt
2. more consious experience than Wundt thought
3. Act of judging includes other mental acts (hesitation)
showed what about sensations?
Abstraction of desired element based on ______ acts they termed ______
research burned or lost
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