Week 8 (Oct. 10-14)
Week 8 (Oct. 10-14) PSYC 405
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Date Created: 10/14/16
Week 8 10.10.16 (Monday) Granville Stanley Hall Reluctantly enrolled in seminary, completed studies in 1871. Enthusiasm for evolutionary theory Graduate studies at Harvard in 1874, awarded PhD in 1878. First psychology PhD in U.S. No job prospects post PhD Wundt’s lab in Leipzig (2 years) Part-time lecturer at Hopkins; helped him land professorship in 1883. - First psychology lab in U.S. First psychology journal in U.S. in 1887. American Journal of Psychology President at Clark University in 1888 Made university more receptive to women and minority students than most schools in the U.S. Helped found the APA in 1892; elected as first president Formulized the child study movement - Applied psychology to child functioning - Educated parents Poorly received due to inadequate training, analysis, measures and subjects. Published adolescence in 1904 Initiated scientific study of adolescent psychology Recapitulation theory - Psychological development of children repeats the life history human race. [savages to rational adults] Published senescence in 1922 1 large scale survey of psychological issues of old age Ideas were ahead of his time - U.S. needed retirement system to support elderly Came mostly from structuralism - Any other approach could not truly be called psychology - Applying psychology to practical concerns Contributions Shifted emphasis form structure to function - Diversified research (animal behavior, sex differences). - Study of infants, children, elderly - Data obtained from other methods (mental tests, questionnaires, objective descriptions of behavior. 10.12.16 (Wednesday) Exam 2 10.14.16 (Friday) No Class – No lecture Notes
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