Learning Objectives

  1. Analyze how the founding of laboratories was important to early psychology.
  2. Discuss how introspection became psychology’s first methodology.
  3. Appraise the factors that led to Wundt becoming the first psychologist.
  4. Compare the status of women in academic psychology then and now.
  5. Review the differences between Wundt’s and Titchener’s theories.
  6. Interpret the logic behind crucial experiments.
  7. Review Clever Hans’s effect on early psychology.
  8. Illustrate how introspectors could not explain the source of their own thoughts.