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AP Psychology

Explain how the early psychologists sought to understand the mind's structure and functions, and identify some of the leading psychologists who worked in these areas
describe the evolution of psychology as defined from the 1920's through today
summarize the nature-nurture debate in psychology
describe the principle of natural selection
identify the 3 main levels of analysis in the bio psychological approach, and explain why psychology's varied perspectives are complementary
identify some of psychology's subfields,and explain the difference between clinical psychology and psychiatry
state 5 effective study techniques
Describe: Structuralism functionalism behaviorism gestalt psychoanalytic/psychodynamic humanism evolutionary biological cognitive
recognize the strengths and limitations of applying theories to explain behavior
Distinguish the different domains of psychology: biological clinical cognitive counseling developmental educational industrial- organizational
Rene Descartes
John Locke
Mary Whiton Calkins
Charles Darwin
Dorothea Dix
Sigmund Freud
G. Stanley Hall
William James
Ivan Pavlov
Jean Piaget
Carl Rogers
B.F Skinner
Margaret Floy Washburn
John B. Watson
Wilhelm Wundt
Edward Titchener
Francis Bacon
Created by: Karigarcia