The History of Experimental Psychology Essay by KatiaK

The History of Experimental Psychology
Examining the Leipzig, Paris and American models of experimentation in Psychology.
# 23728 | 1,714 words | 1 source | APA | 2002 | CA
Published on Apr 16, 2003 in Psychology (Experimental) , Psychology (History of Psychology)

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A discussion of Danzigner's study on the history of experimental psychology. This paper basically traces the importance of learning about past experimental methods. It explains that the goal of Danziger's article is to offer those involved in the field of psychological research a chance to understand the history of experimentation. The paper presents an summary of Danziger's article, followed by an analysis and reactive interpretation.

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"The understanding of the history of psychology is not only pertinent to our advancement within the academic and applied areas, but provides us with the framework upon which psychology was established, popularized and became functional. Danziger (1985) discusses the significance of the history and development of experimental practices in the field of psychology within a social framework. In The Origins of the Psychological Experiment as a Social Institution, Danziger presents us with a description of models of psychological experimentation derived from the social structure of science within the relevant time period."

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