APPROACHES, STRENGTHS AND LIMITATIONS OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY Rationalism versus Empiricism Early history had it that the root of cognitive psychology was premised on two approaches, rationalism and empiricism respectively. Two of the foremost Great Greek philosophers, Plato and Aristotle have overwhelmingly influenced contemporary thinking in psychology, sociology, anthropology and other disciplines with their enormous works. The duo disagreed on how to research on ideas. Plato who professed rationalism
of Wilhelm Wundt’s Institute of Experimental Psychology and the introduction of Darwin’s new theory of evolution as descried in Origin of Species has had a huge impact on the development of the modern discipline of Psychology and on society today. In this essay I will examine Wilhelm Wundt’s Institute of Experimental Psychology and Darwin’s theory of evolution from Origin of Species. I will look at what they included and the effect they had on Psychology and society at the time they were published
focus to include issues related to a broad range of factors such as physical abilities, and sexual orientation, among others. By the end of the century, the ACA was comprised of 18 different divisions and the counseling profession was “on par” with psychology, psychiatry, and social work.
interpretations point to his understanding and employing the concept of potential affordances of objects and their forms that were not taken into consideration at his time. However, it is impressively investigated and discussed with the prevalence of psychology and behavioral science methods in design and architecture now. It should be noted that before his statements, concepts such as the request and invitation of the