Week 1 readings

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According to the text, what were some of the assumptions made in psychology for a long time?

According to the text, what does the author aim to do in the book?

According to the text, how will the 'psychology enterprise' change?

According to the text, which pathway in psychology believed that the complexities of our larger organizational units for living are constructed inside the organism using sensory data from the world?

According to the text, which pathway in psychology believed that the complexities or organization of our worlds or environments are already out there in our environments?

According to the text, what did cognitive psychologists later talk about in relation to our perception of the world?

According to the text, what did those following Pathway 1 propose that humans must have before they can do anything?

What did the Gestalt theorists criticize about the current psychology of their time?

What did the Gestaltists argue about how we perceive objects like a triangle?

What did Koffka mean by the expression 'The whole is other than the sum of the parts'?

What did the Gestaltists emphasize about understanding the bigger units being studied?

According to the text, what did the Gestaltists emphasize about perception?

According to the text, what was the main conceptual attempt made by the Gestaltists to move psychology forward?

According to the text, what did the Gestaltists criticize about the approach used by Wundt?

According to the text, why did the Gestaltists' ideas not gain widespread acceptance in mainstream psychology?

According to the text, which of the following is NOT one of the three main ways in which psychologists proceeded along Pathway 1?

According to the text, which of the following is a common approach in modern psychology?

According to the text, what is the dominant approach in psychology?

According to the text, what is one of the main arguments of those who took Pathway 2?

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Test your knowledge on the Gestaltists' approach to understanding the brain and neurological circuits. Explore the concept of bigger organizational units within the circuitry and learn about Donald Hebb's contributions. Challenge yourself with this quiz and deepen your understanding of psychology's historical progress.

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