Ompare and Analyze Psychological Thinkers Across History
For this Signature Paper, choose one thinker from each of the following phases of the history of psychology:
i??philosophical antecedents to psychology;
i??early physiological and experimental psychology;
i??applied psychology and behaviorism
In your paper, be sure to address the following:
i??Describe the philosophical assumptions about the causes for human behavior, which underlie each theory.
i??Compare the viewpoint of each thinker.
i??Describe the impact of those ideas on the history and current trends in psychology.
i??Discuss whether the personalistic or naturalistic approach, or both, account for the importance of this persons contribution to the history of psychology.
i??Finally, prepare a summary in which you evaluate the personalistic and naturalistic approach to understanding the history of psychology.
Your paper should be well organized and contain an introduction, clear sections related to each theorist, a summary, conclusions, and a reference section.
Support your paper with reference to at least one original source for each thinker and one other scholarly resource for each thinker. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources may be included.
Length: 10-12 pages not including title and reference pages
Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course, and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards