Investigating psychology
Investigating psychology

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4 The ‘Narratives’ function

What stories are there in the history of psychology? In this section you will start to explore the ‘Narratives’ function of the CHIP resource.

Activity 3

Open the CHIP resource [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] in a new tab in your web browser.

Go to the Narratives tab at the top of the star field. By exploring the descriptions of each, and by ‘pinning’ each narrative to the star field, answer the following questions:

Who was one of the founding members of the racist eugenics movement?

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Francis Galton

What is the first context that had an influence on the women in psychology?

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Structure of the nineteenth century society

Who was the first person to develop intelligence testing?

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Alfred Binet

Which two methods did Sigmund Freud use in his study of personality?

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Clinical and case study

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