Modern Psychology

Psychology

Quiz 4 :

Subject Matter, Methods, and the Making of a New Science

Quiz 4 :

Subject Matter, Methods, and the Making of a New Science

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Descartes believed that the interactions between the body and the mind occurred in
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A

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The term noumenal world refers to
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C

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Which 18th-century philosopher believed that humans never directly experience the pure reality of things?
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Kant insisted that mental phenomena could not be studied in the same way as the natural sciences were studied.One aspect of his reasoning for this was
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Psychophysics can be defined as
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Herbart created an extension of Kant's philosophical system, which involved
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Atomism refers to
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Ernst Heinrich Weber's formulation of the just-noticeable difference (jnd) refers to
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Theodor Fechner's law, previously referred to as Weber's law, can be described as
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Many influential German philosophers and scientists, such as Kant, Hermann von Helmholtz, and Fechner, facilitated the emergence of a science of Psychology.Although there are several reasons for the strong German influence on the emergence of a scientific psychology, a particularly important aspect of the context in which these figures worked was
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Lernfreiheit can be defined as ____, while Lehrfreiheit can be defined as ____.
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The German university system and educational tradition differed dramatically from other European or American models of schooling because
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The German term Wissenschaften refers to the idea that
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Universities that were opening in the United States in the late 1800s and early 1900s were offering graduate programs that were distinctly research focused.One early example of such a university was
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Wilhelm Wundt started his academic career as an assistant to
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Wundt's 1874 publication Principles of Physiological Psychology was important in the development of psychology as a discipline because
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The method of study developed by Wundt and used in his laboratory came to be known as
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Wundt's method of experimental introspection could be distinguished from other forms of introspection because
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Wilhelm Dilthey's human scientific critique of experimental psychology was one of the most significant alternatives to the Wundtian tradition.Dilthey stated that
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The Galtonian tradition in psychology can be described as
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