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Experimental Psychology: A Manual of Laboratory Practice
One of Titchener's most profound influences on the development of experimentation in psychology was his publication
Who scolded Titchener for still practicing "a very old fashioned standpoint" in excluding women from psychology meetings?
working vocabulary free of meaning
Ordinary words such as "table" were not to be used by Titchener's introspectionists. Therefore, it became a goal to develop a
Substantial doubts about, and attacks on, introspection occurred (long before, during, after) Titchener's time
Because some time elapsed between the experience and the reporting of it, critics charged that introspection was really a form of
his experimental method and a strong position to protest
The two most important contributions of Titchener's system to modern psychology are
(T/F) Titchener could be regarded as somewhat open-minded in his attitudes toward the rights of women.
(T/F) The criticisms directed at the method of introspection were more relevant to Titchener's method of observation than they were to Wundt's method
The periodic table of the mind
What was one topic Titchener found extremely intresting in Wundt's book that he translated a lot?
(def.) analyzing basic sensations; breaking down an experience to its most basic elements
Outline and Primer
What to introductory psychology textbooks did Titchener write? _____ of Psychology and ____ of Psychology
What was the name of the "men's group" of psychologists that met weekly at Titchener's house?
quality, intensity, duration, clearness
What four characteristics did Titchener say could help categorize each element of specific sensations?
quality and intensity
Which two characteristics to categorize elements did Titchener take from Wundt?
the characteristics the describes an attribute differentiating each element from the other "cold" "red"
the characteristic that describes strength, weakness, loudness, or brightness of sensations
Other than issues with introspection, what else did Titchener reject of Wundts?
pleasure and displeasure
What were the only two things that Titchener proposed from Wundt's tridimensional theory?
(def.) Titchener asked students to avoid this during analysis (preconceived ideas like apple, book or house)
naive or involuntary
(def.) - type of attention that is an unexpected, intense stimuli that will generally catch our attention fairly quickly or easily
voluntary or secondary
(def.) - type of attention that you use in introspection -- also what you use when you study (purposefully focus your attention, sit down, and make yourself concentrate on the task at hand)
derived or habitual attention
(def.) - type of attention that is a lightly focused attention, usually when you are doing some other task. (when driving: voluntary is on the road, but derived is to the sound of your engine. if you start to hear weird sounds with that, you pay more attention to it -- then, it is NOT derived)
animals, children, abnormals
What are three examples of topics that titchener never even looked at because they were more applied
quantitative and objective
Titchener avoided Wundt's ideas into introspection (aside from apperception) that were (2 things):
how many mental element characteristics do affective states have? Which does it not have?
who said that the brain needed to divide itself into two parts in order to observe and observe the observing
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