History of Psychology

The history of psychology as a scholarly study of the mind and behavior dates back to the Ancient Greeks. There is also evidence of psychological thought in ancient Egypt. Psychology was a branch of philosophy until the 1870s, when it developed as an independent scientific discipline in Germany and the United States. Psychology borders on various other fields including physiology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, sociology, anthropology, as well as philosophy and other components of the humanities.

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Read more about History Of Psychology:  Overview, Early Psychological Thought, Beginnings of Western Psychology, Emergence of German Experimental Psychology, Early American Psychology, Early French Psychology, Early British Psychology, Emergence of Behaviorism in America, Cognitivism

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