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1

Where was the first psychology lab?

Leipzig, Germany

2

When was the first Institute for Psychology established and who by?

1879; Wilhelm Wundt

3

Who studied introspection?

Wilhelm Wundt

4

What is introspection?

The examination of one's own thought processes, conducted after training to examine one's own feelings, emotions and sensations

5

Who did Wundt train in introspection?

His researchers

6

In what environment was Wundt's introspection carried out?

A controlled environment at the university where Wundt worked

7

What did Wundt discover about the reports created by his researchers?

They could not be replicated, and were therefore unreliable, as the experience was too subjective (it was based solely on one person's opinion/viewpoint)