History and Systems of Psychology

History and Systems of Psychology

Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page for specific format requirements.

Philosophers, scientists, and psychologists have sought to understand the human mind for centuries. The theorists of the Scientific Revolution and those of the 18th century presented many theories regarding human consciousness.

Following the guidelines below, write a paper using the information from lessons 1-3.

1. Explain why we study psychology’s history, providing two (2) examples to support your rationale.

2. Discuss the changes in beliefs from the end of the pre-modern period into the modern period, providing two (2) examples.

3. Discuss how these changes have impacted current practice in psychology, providing two (2) examples.

4. Include a minimum of three (3) credible citations.

Grading Rubric

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