Psychology chapter 1 set 2

Psychologists attempt to understand behavior and mental processes by
using the scientific method.

A theory is
explanation of why and how a behavior occurs.

If Wilhelm Wundt were alive today, he would most likely be considered a
Cognitive psychologist.

Psychology began to be a separate field of scientific study in

Wilhelm Wunt is to __________ as William James is to __________.
science; pseudoscience

The first U.S. professor of psychology who emphasized functionalism was
William James.

Which statement would most likely have been made by William James?
” Rather than studying the elements of consciousness, psychology should study the function that consciousness serves.”

Among the following, the best example of a structuralist approach would be
Chemist attempting to determine what elements combine to create different substances.