How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

PSY101 - Quizlet 04 - 2012 Spring

STUDY
PLAY
physiology
The scientific study of how the body works.
Galen
____ was an ancient Roman physiologist who conducted some of the very first experiments to show that the brain controls an animal's behavior.
brain
Galen was an ancient Roman physiologist who conducted some of the very first experiments to show that the ____ controls an animal's behavior.
physiologists
The origins of psychology are often credited to the work of _____, rather than mental philosophers.
Wilhelm Wundt
In 1879, the physiologist____ ____ founded the first formal psychology laboratory.
1879
In ____, the physiologist Wilhelm Wundt founded the first formal psychology laboratory.
introspection
Examination of one's own thoughts.
mind
Wilhelm Wundt defined psychology simply as the study of the ____. An important thing to note is that he did not consider psychology to be a study of behavior.
behavior
Wilhelm Wundt defined psychology simply as the study of the mind. An important thing to note is that he did not consider psychology to be a study of ____.
reliable
When you use introspection to study the mind, one problem is that the results you get are often inconsistent. Another way of putting this is to say that introspection is not a very ____ method.
change
One of the problems with introspection is that the act of observing an internal mental experience can ____ that experience.
conscious
One of the problems with introspection is that it is limited to ____ thought.