1 Psychology: The Evolution of a Science

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In the 1800s, French surgeon Paul Broca conducted research that demonstrated a connection between
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The study of mental processes such as perception and memory is calledcognitive psychology.The use of scanning techniques to observe the brain in action and to see which parts are involved in which operations helped the development ofcognitive neuroscience.Central to evolutionary psychology is the -------- function that minds and brains serve.adaptiveSocial psychology most differs from other psychological approaches in its emphasis onhuman interaction.Cultural psychology emphasizes thatculture shapes some, but not all, psychological phenomena.The largest organization of psychologists in the United States is theAmerican Psychological Association.Mary Calkinsbecame the first woman president of the APA.Kenneth Clarkdid research that influenced the Supreme Court decision to ban segregation in public schools.