William James

1842-1910

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Who is this dude?

  • Psychologist
  • Philsopher
  • He wrote The Principles of Psychology(1890) - Experts consider this the most important psychology text ever written!!!
  • Founder/Co-founder of American Society for Psychical Research
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FUNCTIONALISM

  • This dude came up with the theory of functionalism!!
  • Fuctionalism- the doctrine that emphasizes the adaptiveness of the mental or behavioral processes.
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