PSY 410 – History & Systems. Dr. Nancy Alvarado. Welcome to PSY 410. What are systems ? Systems of thought Theoretical perspectives Ways of organizing the core ideas of our field Approaches to developing new knowledge Influences on the development of modern psychology
Dr. Nancy Alvarado
G. Stanley Hall
A History of Modern Psychology (3rd Edition) by C. James Goodwin, Chapter 1 – Introduciung Psychology’s History (p. 1-24).
Timeline of Psychology from inside front and back covers of the Goodwin textbook.
the future very well.
“Imagine a man who professes over and over his unending love for a woman but who knows nothing about where she was born or who her parents were or where she went to school or what her life had been like until he came along – and furthermore doesn’t care to learn. What would you think of such a person?” David McCullough, 1992
1970’s – Disco Boogie
1950’s – All Hail Rock & Roll
2013 -- Prom
Immigrants from Norway, 1904/1905
Abraham RobinsonUCLA (Mathematics)later, Yale Univ.
Silvan TomkinsPrinceton Univ.
Louis NarensUC Irvine (Cognitive Science)
Nancy AlvaradoCal Poly Pomona