What is Psychology?
Psychology: The science of behavior and mental processes
Empiricism-he view that knowledge originates in experience and that science should, therefore, rely on observation and experimentation.
Structuralism-an early school of psychology that used introspection to explore the elemental structure of the human mind.
Functionalism- a school of psychology that focused on how our mental and behavioral processes function--how they enable us to adapt, survive, and flourish.
The History of Psychology
Socrates & Plato: Knowledge is innate, mind is separate from body, and continues after the body dies
Aristotle: Knowledge grows from experience stored in memory.