1.A Recognize how philosophical and physiological perspectives shaped the development of psychological thought.
1.B Identify the research contributions of major historical figures in psychology.
1.C Describe and compare different theoretical approaches in explaining behavior.
1.D Recognize the strengths and limitations of applying theories to explain behavior
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Past, Present, and Promise is the first program in the Discovering Psychology series. It provides an introduction to and overview of psychology, from its origins in the nineteenth century to current study of the brain's biochemistry.
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1.B.1 - Mary Whiton Calkins,
1.B.2 - Charles Darwin,
1.B.3 - Dorothea Dix,
1.B.4 - Sigmund Freud,
1.B.5 - G. Stanley Hall,
1.B.6 - William James,
1.B.7 - Ivan Pavlov,
1.B.8 - Jean Piaget,
1.B.9 - Carl Rogers,
1.B.10 - B. F. Skinner,
1.B.11 - Margaret Floy Washburn,
1.B.12 - John B. Watson,
1.B.13 - Wilhelm Wundt.
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1.F Differentiate types of research with regard to purpose, strengths, and weaknesses.
1.G Discuss the value of reliance on operational definitions and measurement in behavioral research.
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