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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 470 - History and Systems of Psychology

Surveys the development of psychology as an experimental science. Beginning with Greek views of human nature through Christian theology, the Renaissance and British Associationism. Considers Scottish and German Faculty Psychology and the 19th century developments in physiology that led directly to the birth of experimental psychology. Brief consideration of Gestalt Psychology and Behaviorism, vitalism in the life sciences and the mind-body problem in psychology.

Prerequisites: PSY 100, PSY 241, PSY 245; junior or senior standing.

Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Credits: 3