MIDTERM PSYCH305 AM
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What was the Enlightenment attitude toward science and how did this influence psychology’s history?
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Compare and contrast Wound and Gaston.
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Explain why Descartes is considered (a) a rationalist, and (b) a nativity.
What is the connection between Gallstones beliefs about intelligence and (a) eugenics, and (b) mental testing?
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Describe the essential principles of phrenology and explain why it eventually failed as a science. Be sure to consider the research of Flour ens in your answer.
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Show how the two varieties of the clinical method for studying the brain are illustrated by (a) Phineas Gage and (b) Tan.
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Wound rather than Fetcher, is considered to be the founder of modern experimental psychology. Why?
Darwin had his theory worked out in the early 1840’s. Why did he delay publication and why did he eventually publish in 1859?
Describe Weber’s Law and the concept of a end.
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Distinguish between primary and secondary qualities of matter and compare the views of Locke and Berkeley’s with regard to these qualities.
PSYCH 305 FINAL EXAM
***SAME FORMAT AS MIDTERM****
Discuss the effect the Renaissance had on psychology.
Explain how Thorndike ruled out the idea that cats could learn to escape through reasoning and imitation.
How did Pavlov demonstrate the basic phenomena of conditioning, extinction, generalization, and differentiation?
Discuss the trends that psychology has in the new millennium.
Compare and contrast two different schools of psychology. An example would be Gestalt and Behaviorism.
Describe the traditional version of the Anna O. case, what really happened, and what Freud learned from the case (or thought he learned).
What are the similarities between john Locke’s empiricist ideas and John Watson’s behaviorist ideas?
Compare and contrast Radical behaviorism and Cognitive Science.
How did Skinner approach to science differ from Hull’s and Toolmakers?
Discuss Skinner’s two “mistakes” according to Standout in addition to Standouts criticism of Skinner’s argument against the “autonomous man”.