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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSYC 4000 - History and Systems in Psychology

Hours: 3
The history of psychology along with the major themes and movements that have emerged and influenced the development of the field. Topics include: the physiological and philosophical origins of scientific psychology, the rise of dynamic psychology, early experimental and quantitative psychology, the structuralism/functionalism debate, animal learning and the origins of behaviorism, World War I and mental testing, neobehaviorism, the influence of Gestalt psychology, and World War II and the cognitive revolution. An integrative perspective on the varied coursework of the Psychology major.