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founder of psychology and functionalism; studied the purpose of mental processes in allowing people to adapt to their environment. scientific study.
Structuralism, the analysis of the basic elements that constitute the mind. Founded first psych school.
G. Stanley Hall
Children develop as they pass through stages that repeat evolutionary history of humanity. Founded school in US.
psychological approach that emphasizes that we often perceive the whole rather than the sum of the parts.
Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow
pioneers of humanistic psychology, an approach to understanding human nature that emphasizes the positive potential of human beings
founder of behaviorism, an approach that advocates the study of observable behavior. study of what people do. little albert
Linguist and pioneer of cognitive psychology. Devastating critique of Skinner's book. Language acquisition device.
Linguistic relativity hypothesis. The language we speak shapes our perception of the world.
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