History of Psychology in Letters: Ch.1

  1. What is the largest collection of psychology materials in the world?
    Archives of the History of American Psychology
  2. How is historical research similar to psychological research?
    Both study the human mind, the "why" of human behavior (including expectations, personality, etc.)
  3. What is historiography?
    The philosophy and methods of doing history.
  4. What is presentism?
    Interpreting the past in terms of the attitudes and values of the present.
  5. What is historicism?
    An understanding of the past in its own context and for its own sake.
  6. How are external histories different from internal histories?
    • External histories are contextual
    • Internal histories focus narrowly on the event
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History of Psychology in Letters: Ch.1
Vocab from A History of Psychology in Letters, chapter one.