adaptation to person's environment
purpose of consciousness and behavior
functionalism influenced behavior and applied psychology
what makes something a pain or desire - reason for it ,
a school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavioral processes function - how they enable the organism to adapt, survive, and flourish.
a functionalist theory might characterize pain as a state that tends to be caused by bodily injury, to produce the belief that something is wrong with the body and the desire to be out of that state, to produce anxiety, and, in the absence of any stronger, conflicting desires, to cause wincing or moaning. According to this theory, all and only creatures with internal states that meet these conditions, or play these roles, are capable of being in pai
Wilhelm Wundt Edward Titchner
Breaking down mental processes into basic elements/components building blocks of consciousness structure
Influenced experimental psychology, an early school of psychology that used introspection to explore the elemental structure of the human mind
tasting the chocolate, feelings emotions memories you experience introspection
structuralism; in 1879 founded first psychology laboratory in world at University of Leipzig; introspection, basic units of experience , Considered the Father of modern psychology; study of mental processes, introspection, and self-exam; established the first psychology laboratory in Germany
He introduced structuralism, and was a student of Wilhelm Wudnt; He also encouraged introspection. Broke consciousness down into three elements: physical sensations, feeling, and images
Careful, systematic observation of one's own conscious experience.
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