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Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 4 CHAPTER 1 • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology • Why are many people more afraid of traveling in planes than in automobiles? After all, the chances of injury or death are much higher in an automobile than in a plane. • Why do you often well remember people you met in your childhood but not people you met a week ago?
He synthesized some of the views of his intellectual predecessors and contemporaries. You will see in this chapter that psychology also evolved as a result of dialectics: Psychologists had ideas about how the mind works and pursued their line of research; then other psychologists pointed out weaknesses and developed alternatives as a reaction to the earlier ideas. Eventually, characteristics of the different approaches are often integrated into a newer and more encompassing approach. Copyright 2011 Cengage Learning.
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