Modern Psychology

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Quiz 2 :

Origins of a Science of Mind

Quiz 2 :

Origins of a Science of Mind

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Your textbook authors state that at least four strands of thought and practice were important for the emergence of Psychology by the end of the 19th century.These are
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Although René Descartes was a philosopher, his philosophy was important for the development of psychology.His philosophy concerning the origin of knowledge stated
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Mind-body dualism refers to
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Descartes understood the functions of the mechanics of the body through automata, which are
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Locke's model of knowledge, called associationism, involves
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A major philosophical debate in the 19th century was focused on the relationship between the brain and the mind.The philosopher and theory that were primarily associated with fueling this debate were
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Robert Whytt's 1751 publication On the Vital and Other Involuntary Motions of Animals suggests that the principle of sentience is the force behind an organism's response to stimuli.This was an important finding because
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Whytt's principle of sentience refers to
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In the 17th century, Descartes used the technology of automata to explain how the human body functions; a century later, philosophers and scientists referred to the function of ____ to explain how organisms engaged in self-regulation.
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Gall referred to the brain as
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Gall's original term for what became phrenology was
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Phrenology was a method of determining mental abilities and traits by
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The efforts of Robert Whytt, William Cullen, Franz Joseph Gall, and others to contend that mental processes could be accounted for by bodily processes alone and that the brain and mind were not separate entities was strongly resisted because
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Flourens sought to empirically demonstrate that there was no division of cerebral functioning.To do so, he
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Flourens's use of the experimental method had several outcomes.Most notably, it allowed for
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Previous research on cerebral localization by Gustav Fritsch and Eduard Hitzig had found five areas of motor control, while research by David Ferrier in the same area found the following number:
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Ferrier's book titled The Functions of the Brain was dedicated to Gall for what reason?
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Hermann von Helmholtz's trichromatic theory of color vision suggests that
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Which of the following psychologists is associated with the development of a color vision theory that best accounted for both the physical processes and the psychological experience?
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The term coined by Mueller to describe that each type of sensory nerve is specific to a particular sensory modality, such as vision or hearing, is
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