Wundt, introspection and psychology as a science

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  • Origins of psychology
    • Wilhelm     Wundt    (1832-1920)
      • 1875; opened the first psychology laboratory
      • 1879; founded the first psychological institute in Leipzig
      • "Father of psychology"
      • Separated psychology from physiology
    • Introspection
      • The examination of one's own thoughts and feelings
      • He believed that conscious mental states could be scientifically studied using this method
    • Psychology as a science
      • Use of empirical methods to test a hypothesis
      • Objectivity; Control; Predictability; Testing a hypothesis; Replication
        • Factors of making something "a science"


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