Dualism and Early Psychological Thought


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The philosopher who first introduced dualism was _____.

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1. The idea that the mind and body are separate is called _____.

2. The study of the mind is called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz, you'll need a solid understanding of an early psychological theory about the separation of the mind and body. As soon as you finish the quiz, you'll be able to see how well you scored.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions will cover the following:

  • The philosopher who introduced dualism
  • The term for the idea of the body and mind being separate
  • The term denoting the study of the mind
  • Types of dualism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on early psychological ideas
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the types of dualism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who proposed the theory of dualism

Additional Learning

To continue studying psychology, review the corresponding lesson titled Dualism and Early Psychological Thought. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define cognition
  • Understand how some early philosophy relates to psychology
  • Examine the belief of dualism and the common dualist theories