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Ashlynn.Matthews- History of Psych

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    How natural Selection favored behaviors to survival and our ancestors genes affected us.
  • Origin of species

    Origin of species
    Darwin Publishes his theory of evolution with enough evidence to back up his case upon the theory of natural selection.
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    The study of Functions and the purpose of behavioral acts.
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    The look at individual growth and the growth toward ones own potential and goals
  • The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex

    The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex
    In The Descent of Man, Darwin applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details his theory of sexual selection. The book discusses many related issues, including evolutionary psychology, evolutionary ethics, differences between human races, differences between sexes, the dominant role of women in choosing mating partners, and the relevance of the evolutionary theory to society.
  • 1st Psychology class

    1st Psychology class
    At the university of Leipzig Wilhelm Wundt opened the 1st lab exclusively devoted to psychology.
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    Early perspective that emphasizes units of thought.
  • Principles of psychology

    Principles of psychology
    William James published his book pirnciples of psychology which totalled 12 hundred pages in 2 volumes. It took 12 years to complete. an abridged version was published in 1892
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    A system of psychological theory and therapy that aims to treat mental disorders by investigating the interaction of conscious.
  • Studies of Hysteria

    Studies of Hysteria
    Sigmund Freud's 1st theory to explain hysteria and it's symptoms. it explained the root of histarical symptoms were repressed memories.
  • An outline of Psychology

    An outline of Psychology
    Wundt's student titchener emphasized more on the structuralism and published his own book.
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    Seeing how people act for things and towards stumulis's
  • Interpretation of Dreams

    Interpretation of Dreams
    The unconscious has a primary process consisting of symbolic and condensed thoughts.
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    Biological and neuroscience

    the biological foundations of behavior, emotions, and mental processes.
  • Pavlov's Dogs

    Pavlov's Dogs
    Ivan Pavlov was experimenting with conditiong on dogs. He measured the salivation in dogs glands when they were presented food and then when presented the stimulus of rigning a bell
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    Cognition is a term referring to the mental processes involved in gaining knowledge and comprehension. These processes include thinking, knowing, remembering, judging, and problem-solving. These are higher-level functions of the brain and encompass language, imagination, perception, and planning.
  • Little Albert

    Little Albert
    John B. Watson studied the development of children and the ideas of fear and avoidance. Classical conditioning.
  • Cognitive Development Theory

    Cognitive Development Theory
    Jean Piaget Pubnlished his theory of Cognitive development. Explaining How children go throw stages and mature by going threw the 4 cognitive stages of development in his theory.
    To Piaget, cognitive development was a progressive reorganization of mental processes as a result of biological maturation and enviromental experience.
  • Feminine Psychiatry

    Feminine Psychiatry
    Karen Horney wrote 14 papers about feminine psychiatry totalling 14 pages long and it was eventually published into a singkle volume called feminine psychology.
  • Skinner Box

    Skinner Box
    Skinner studied operant conditioning by conducting experiments using animals which he placed in a “Skinner Box” which was similar to Thorndike’s puzzle box. He used postive and negative reinforcement in order to get the rats to the rats to do the commands shown and gave them a reward for doing the action
  • Hierarchy of needs

    Hierarchy of needs
    Abraham Maslow Decribes human needs ordered in the respects of a hierarchy pyramid
  • Kohlberg's stages of Moral Development

    Kohlberg's stages of Moral Development
    Lawrence Kohlberg developed the theory of moral development adapted from piaget's theory of Cognitive Development. The theory holds that moral reasoning, the basis for ethical behavior, has six identifiable developmental stages, each more adequate at responding to moral dilemmas than its predecessor
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    Socio- Cultural

    theory in psychology that looks at the important contributions that society makes to individual development. This theory stresses the interaction between developing people and the culture in which they live.
  • PET scan

    PET scan
    James Robertson and his associates build the 1st single plain PET scna nicknamed "head skinner"
  • Bandura's Bobo Doll

    Bandura's Bobo Doll
    Through the years of 1961 and 1963 Albert bandura Conducted experiments in studying childrens behavior after watchin an adult model act aggresively towards a bobo doll
  • The Milgrahm Experiment

    The Milgrahm Experiment
    Milgram Conducted experiment on obedience to authority figures. Which mmeasures the willingness of study participants to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that conflicted with their personal conscience.
  • Opiod Receptor

    Opiod Receptor
    Soloman H Snyder and Candace Pert discover opiod receptor in the brain identifying the normally occuring opiate like receptors in the brain.