Lecture 1: Historical Foundations of Psychology
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This lecture gives a broad overview of the historical foundations of psychology. This will serve to introduce students to the historical foundations of psychology as a science, and the origins of clinical psychology, including but not limited to the following:
Early brain-behavior theorists - Gall, Broca etc.
Foundations of clinical psychology - Wundt, Titchener, William James
A broad overview of psychotherapeutic modalities - Psychoanalytic, behaviorist, humanistic/client-centered etc.
The emergence of cognitive psychology
Psychology as a Profession