AP Psychology 1.2 History and Approaches

AP Psychology 1.2 History and Approaches. The study of the unconscious mind to explain behavior is referred to as psychoanalysis and was developed by who?

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austrian scientist and hear your pencil and well first up

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is b f skinner an american psychologist and be a

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theorist America people american Well that's enough to know he's

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not our guy Let's Take it one step further Skinner

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was known for his work with operate conditioning which last

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we checked doesn't sound like psycho analysis Also american feel

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helmut Well he's not our guy either While he was

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the first to establish psychology is a legitimate scientific discipline

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He definitely didn't work much with the unconscious mind Why

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Because flint was best known for employing self reflective introspection

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and introspection is the sort of thing you have tio

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you know consciously do How about see jean pierre jai

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Well p j was a swiss developmental psychologist Best known

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for his work with children and his theory of cognitive

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development This theory divided children's cognitive development into four distinct

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stages throughout their adolescence an interesting theory but not what

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we're looking for here and nope it's Not either John

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b watson was an american psychologist who established the psychological

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school of behaviorism not psycho analysis that leaves us with

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the sigmund freud Freud develops Psychoanalysis is a therapeutic tool

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in school of thought in psychology His theories were based

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on the idea that behavior is affected by thoughts and

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believes that people have but that they aren't thinking about

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it In the moment they keep those thoughts in the

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unconscious mind What does that mean Well if you had

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a bad experience in your childhood it could still be

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in rinsing your actions at this very moment without you

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even realizing it Suddenly a lot of things make sense