William James’ Ideas
Explore two of William James’ ideas that you found interesting.
- State each idea clearly and explain what you think it means.
- Describe what you found interesting about your selections.
- What effects might they have?
- What function might they serve, or, in James’ terms, what is their cash value?
Structuralism and Functionalism
Discuss and differentiate between structuralism and functionalism. Consider the contributions of Wundt, Titchener, and James. How did these early schools of thought influence the development of psychology?