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Week 1 Notes psyc 166
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BACKGROUND ON PSYCHOLOGY I. Primitive A. What kind of science? 1. Behavioral Science B. Had a lot to do with spirits and visions 1. Both good and bad visions 2. They did everything together, so the spirits acted just like humans II. Early Greeks A. Not very scientific 1. Everything but science was very high in the culture 2. Contributed to a lot except science B. Plato 1. Conceived that everybody had a soul a) This soul was a mini model of the Greek City State b) Reason ruled over desire 2. Evil was caused by a revolt of the lower elements a) The lower elements revolted against reason C. Aristotle 1. Closest thing to a scientist at the time III. Medieval Approach A. All truth, knowledge, light came from the Church B. After the mid 13th century, the works of Aristotle Became more common for knowledge and truth C. Galileo was criticized by people 1. Opened the door to true scientific observation by the invention of the telescope IV. Middle Ages-Modern Time (Renaissance) A. Francis Bacon 1. Social psychologist, but didn’t know it 2. Interested in EVERYTHING about the human behavior 3. Strong and practical study 4. “Father of Social Psychology B. DesCartes 1. Religious 2. Did not trust anything of his senses a) “I think, therefore I am” 3. “Your mind and your body only interact at one fine point in the body” a) At the base of the brain, the Pineal Gland b) A person can become sensitive to PG c) Heavily criticized by Dewey V. Experimental Physiology A. Van Helmholtz
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