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Structuralism: First School of Thought in Psychology

Structuralism in Psychology Structuralism was the first school of psychology and focused on breaking down mental processes into the most basic components. Structuralism is based on the theory founded by Edward B. Titchener (1867-1923), and is based on describing the structure of the mindby breaking down the mental processes into three basic components: Individual elements of consciousness Organization of elements…

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Schools of Thought in Psychology

Basic Schools of Psychology The discipline of Psychology encompasses an extensive body of knowledge and theories validated and tested with time. This leads to the formulation of psychology into an elaborative subject matter comprising of various schools of thought, advancing with age. Structuralism Functionalism Psychoanalysis Behaviorism Humanism Gestalt Environmental psychology Evolutionary psychology Existentialism Cognitivism Biological…

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