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Structuralism & Functionalism: Early Schools of Thought - Psychology
The two earliest schools of thought in psychology were structuralism and functionalism. Learn more about these two theoretical approaches to psychology.
William James Biography - Psychology - About.com
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. --William James. Best Known For: Pragmatism; Functionalism · James-Lange Theory of Emotion ...
Origins of Psychology: From Humble Beginnings to Today
His book soon became the standard text in psychology and his ideas eventually served as the basis for a new school of thought known as functionalism.
Functionalist Theory - Sociology - About.com
The functionalist perspective, also called functionalism, is one of the major theoretical perspectives in sociology. It has its origins in the works of Emile Durkheim, ...
Basics of Structuralism and Functionalism Video
Structuralism and functionalism are two related schools of thought on studying a person's mental state. This psychology video from About.com will explain the ...
Functionalism - Architecture - About.com
... Yale Center for British Art in in New Haven, Connecticut. Definition and resources for Functionalism, from our Picture Dictionary of Modern Architecture.
Functionalism - Grammar & Composition - About.com
Contrast with Chomskyan linguistics. As discussed below, functionalism is generally viewed as an alternative to formalist approaches to the study of language.
Functionalism - Agnosticism / Atheism - About.com
Glossary of Religion and Philosophy - Functionalism.
Functionalist Perspective - Definition & Basic Questions - Sociology
In trying to explain an aspect of a social system, functionalism asks several basic questions: How is this aspect related to other aspects of the system? What is its ...
Psychology Schools of Thought - About.com
Functionalism formed as a reaction to the theories of the structuralist school of thought and was heavily influenced by the work of William James. Unlike some of  ...
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