Unit 2 Essay
Prompt: Compare and contrast structuralism and
functionalism in terms of their definitions of psychology, their methods of
research, and the subjects they studied.
Brief History of Modern Psychology
Ludy T. Benjamin Jr., 2019
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Chapter 5 (pages 68-85)
500-750 words (okay to go over)
Compare and contrast structuralism and functionalism
in terms of:
their definitions of psychology
their methods of research
the subjects they studied.
Reference notable psychologists from both
structuralism and functionalism.
The legacies of structuralism and functionalism
How have structuralism influenced psychology
How has functionalism influenced psychology
The paper should be written in Times New Roman,
double space between 500-750 words.
Paper should follow standard essay format in MLA style—including introduction,
body, and conclusion. No cover page
necessary. Works cited page needs to be
included. Please use the text referenced
above. You can use other sources but in
text citations are required as well as including them in the works cited page.