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sir francis bacon

1516-1626
His contribution: Science should produce practical outcomes

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rene descartes

1596-1660 Contribution: Suggested dualism 2 entities in the world bodies and machines
Minds: (souls) not machines, they think will behavior and live forever

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braruch spinoza

1632-1677
Contribution:Rejection A non physical mind cannot affect physical activity.
Humans are entirely physical
The mind is the activity of the body.
Anticipates behavioral neuroscience by 300 years

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charles darwin

1809-1882
His contribution: Humans are biological animals and descendants of other animals

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ivan pavlov

Discovers classical conditioning

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E.L. Thordike

Demonstrates scientifically that consequences influence animal behavior
(cats in a box)

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John b watson

"behaviorist" American psychologist psychology has failed significantly to establish as a natural science

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B.F, Skinner

Radical behaviorism
Suggested the mind is physical and should be studied by behavior analysts