The statement “know thy self” is attributed to the early Greek philosopher Socrates. How does this statement serve as a seed for the development of psychology as a formal discipline some 2,400 years later? What does it mean to be empirical in the pursuit of knowledge? How does this relate to the scientific method? PSY 310 Week 1 History of Psychology PSY 310 Week 2 Assignment Women in Psychology PSY 310 Week 2 DQs What were the characteristics of the mental health reform movement? Who were the identifiable leaders of this movement? How did this movement impact modern-day psychology?
What are some methods that were used to treat individuals who were presumably suffering from some form of mental illness prior to the Renaissance period? What was the rationale behind these methods? PSY 310 Week 3 DQs What are the major assumptions of psychoanalysis as formulated by Sigmund Freud? In the field of psychology, what is meant by the term catharsis? According to Joseph Bruer, what effect did catharsis have on the mental functioning of someone with a troubled mind? Why? PSY 310 Week 3 Team Theoretical Position PSY 310 Week 4 DQs What is logical positivism?
How is legitimate science consistent with logical positivism? Explain your answer. What are the similarities between classical conditioning, as described by John B. Watson, and operant conditioning, as defined by B. F. Skinner? What are the differences? PSY 310 Week 4 Perspectives Paper PSY 310 Week 5 DQs In order to meet attendance requirements it is necessary for you to make two posts in any thread during week five. Who is Phineas Gage? What impact did he have on the realm of biological psychology? PSY 310 Week 5 Learning Team Final Presentation
In investigating the origins of the Psychological testing movement what I found most fascinating is the originality, strength, brilliance, and sheer talent of the women whom contributed to this era. It was interesting to find out the key roles different women played in the shaping of testing, development and applied methods in psychological test. A prime example of the various contributions women ...