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Wilhelm Wundt
Established the first psychological laboratory in 1879
Est. lab
_______ emphasized the purpose of behavior as opposed to its analysis and description.
Functionalism
Function
What is a theory of personality and a method of psychotherapy emphasizing unconscious motives and conflicts?
Psychoanalysis
Psycho
A person is asked to look at an apple and the describe the elements that make up the perception. What school of psychology is this research most likely to occur?
Structuralism
Structure
What approach to psychology focused on perception and considered the whole stimulus rather than individual parts?
Gestalt theory
G-theory
What psychological perspective focuses in bodily events and their effects on behavior, feelings, and thoughts?
The biological perspective
Bio
An ____________ psychologist studies how genetically-influenced behavior that was functional or adaptive during our species past may be reflected in the present behaviors, mental processes, and traits if modern humans.
Evolutionary
How something changes over time
Dr. Mannisto is a behaviorist who is studying the causes if excessive violence among hockey players. What is she likely to consider?
Players who engage in excessive violence are rewarded in some way.
Violence=reward
Dr. Lyons studies the impact if societal norms and values on human decision-making behavior. What is she Most likely to endorse of the psychological approaches?
Sociocultural
Focus on the societal norms