Unit 1 Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • identify the role of major researchers and theorists in the development of the field of psychology. Major researchers and theorists include:
    • Wilhelm Wundt,
    • Sigmund Freud,
    • Kurt Koffka,
    • Ivan Pavlov,
    • John B. Watson,
    • B.F. Skinner,
    • Abraham Maslow,
    • Carl Rogers,
    • Jean Piaget,
    • Lawrence Kohlberg, and
    • Erik Erickson;
  • characterize the following schools of thought:
    • Structuralism,
    • Functionalism,
    • Behaviorism,
    • Psychoanalysis, and
    • Cognitivism;
  • analyze psychological research using knowledge of the scientific method;
  • analyze psychological research using statistical methods; and
  • identify principles of experiment planning and design.

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