How did the formulation of evolution theory impact the development of psychology as a formal discipline?
It changed the way people looked at their actions. It might be something from evolution that causes them to act the way that they do.
How did the formulation of the theory of evolution impact the development of psychology as a formal discipline?
Norman Leslie Munn has written: 'The growth of human behavior' -- subject(s): Developmental psychology 'Psychology' -- subject(s): Accessible book, Psychology 'The evolution and growth of human behaviour' -- subject(s): Comparative Psychology, Evolution, Psychophysiology 'The evolution of the human mind' -- subject(s): Comparative Psychology, Human evolution 'Handbook of psychological research on the rat' -- subject(s): Animal intelligence, Rats 'Psychology: the fundamentals of human adjustment' -- subject(s): Psychology 'An introduction to animal psychology' -- subject(s): Animal intelligence…
The thesaurus gives growth, progress, unfolding, evolvement & development. If you mean synonyms for the scientific theory of biological evolution, I can think of: Evolutionary Biology Darwinism Darwinian Evolution Evolutionary Theory There are related things like Evo-Devo (evolutionary developmental biology) , evolutionary psychology, etc.
Psychology is a very broad term. There are very many different psychology fields, and social psychology is one of them, it focuses mainly on interpersonal behavior and role of social forces in governing behavior. e.g. attitude formation, prejudice, conformity, attraction, aggression, group behavior. Other Psychology fields includes but not limited to, developmental psychology, experimental psychology, physiological psychology, cognitive psychology, personality, psychometric, evolution psychology, forensic psychology, criminal psychology.....
What is the comparison of physiological psychology evolutionary psychology and cognitive psychology?
Physiological psychology includes any ideas that relate biology and neurosciences to behavior and emotions. Evolutionary psychology uses the theory of evolution to help explain behavior in humans and other animals. Cognitive psychology looks at the mind rather than the brain and examines healthy vs unhealthy thinking.
C. R. Badcock has written: 'The problem of altruism' -- subject(s): Altruistic behavior in animals, Altruism 'Evolution and individual behavior' -- subject(s): Evolutionary psychology, Behavior evolution, Cooperativeness, Sociobiology, Human evolution 'Madness and modernity' -- subject(s): Social psychology, Modern Civilization, Psychoanalysis and culture, Psychoanalysis 'Oedipus in evolution' -- subject(s): Sex (Psychology), Oedipus complex, Psychoanalysis, Sociobiology 'The imprinted brain' -- subject(s): Genetic aspects, Genomic imprinting, Genetic aspects of Psychoses, Genetic aspects of Autism, Psychoses, Autism
There is plenty of fossil records and observable speciation to provide evidence for Evolution. Within the scientific community there is little to no debate on whether evolution is wrong. No concrete evidence has been provided by anyone to dispute the claims of evolution since its formulation by Darwin, otherwise it would have been discarded through the scientific method. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- While the above is right, observation and scientific studies provide evidence and arguments to the theory.