Wednesday, September 10, 2008

History of Psychology Poster Project

Instructions: Work with your team to create a creative and professional looking poster that illustrates the role the following people and concepts have had in the history of psychology. While most of the important turning-points in the history of psychology are represented, this list is not complete by any means.

Plato, Democritus and Aristotle

Descartes and Dualism

Wilhelm Wundt and Structuralism

William James and Functionalism

Gestalt Psychology

Freud and Psychoanalysis

Pavlov and Conditioning

John B. Watson, BF Skinner and Behaviorism

Include important information such as names, dates, places, images, ideas and key concepts.

You may use your notes, books and the internet. Be sure to list all sources on one corner of your poster.

Useful sites:

Allpsych History Page

History of Psychology Timeline from the Federal University of Brazil

Encyclopedia of Psychology

History of Psychology from Shippensberg University

Amoeba Web: Psychology Links Page from Vanguard University of Southern California

History of Psychology Timeline from the Annenberg Project

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