How was psychology studied in the early twentieth century? In this lesson, you’ll look at three common approaches of the early twentieth century and get a sense of the diverse routes psychologists can take as they study how the mind works.

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Lesson Transcript

In these assessments you’ll be tested on:

  • The ability to perceive a whole without first noticing its parts
  • The tendency of people to use the closeness of objects to each other in order to perceive a larger image
  • Talk therapy and dream analysis techniques
  • Behavior influenced by a combination of reinforcements and punishments
  • The focus of psychodynamic research

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