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History of Psychology: Structuralism & Functionalism

History of Psychology: Structuralism & Functionalism

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This lesson will describe the origins of psychology and introduce the "Father of Psychology" Wilhelm Wundt. The theories of Structuralism and Functionalism will be introduced and their contributions to the origins of psychology discussed.

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History of Psychology: Structuralism and Functionalism

This lesson will describe the origins of psychology and introduce the "Father of Psychology" Wilhelm Wundt. The theories of Structuralism and Functionalism will be introduced and their contributions to the origins of psychology discussed.

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Structuralism

    Theoretical perspective that mental phenomena can be broken down into basic parts.

  • Functionalism

    Perspective that mental processes cannot be broken down and instead are a steady flow of consciousness.