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Question 1 of 10 10.0 Points
What was the Enlightenment attitude toward science and how did this influence psychology’s history?
Question 2 of 10 10.0 Points
Compare and contrast Wundt and Galton.
Question 3 of 10 10.0 Points
Explain why Descartes is considered (a) a rationalist, and (b) a nativist.
Question 4 of 10 10.0 Points
What is the connection between Galton’s beliefs about intelligence and (a) eugenics, and (b) mental testing?
Question 5 of 10 10.0 Points
Describe the essential principles of phrenology and explain why it eventually failed as a science. Be sure to consider the research of Flourens in your answer.
Question 6 of 10 10.0 Points
Show how the two varieties of the clinical method for studying the brain are illustrated by (a) Phineas Gage and (b) Tan.
Question 7 of 10 10.0 Points
Wundt rather than Fechner, is considered to be the founder of modern experimental psychology. Why?
Question 8 of 10 10.0 Points
Darwin had his theory worked out in the early 1840’s. Why did he delay publication and why did he eventually publish in 1859?
Question 9 of 10 10.0 Points
Describe Weber’s Law and the concept of a jnd.
Question 10 of 10 10.0 Points
Distinguish between primary and secondary qualities of matter and compare the views of Locke and Berkeley’s with regard to these qualities.
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