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      New upgrade with simpler interface   05/13/2016

      Once again, the fine folks at IPB made a new upgrade and things might not be where you started to learn they were. However, this is one time where I think they actually improved things for navigation. There are only a few big buttons: When you click on one of those buttons, some other stuff opens up, depending on which button you click. (Later Note: These only appear when zoomed in or in the mode for smartphones/tablets.) I'm learning this as you are, so I suggest you do what I am doing: click on these big buttons, see what they open and fiddle with the software some. Ironically, you will find there is a lot that is intuitive. That's what I'm discovering. (Later note: I just discovered that I was viewing the site zoomed in too far to see the normal view. The menus are still there with the old buttons, but when I zoom in too much, they disappear and the new buttons appear. I believe this zoomed in way is what the site looks like on mobile devices. I'm going to mess with it some more, then maybe make some explanations.) Sorry for the inconvenience. Still, over time, I hope you end up liking these changes. Michael
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Wilhelm Wundt

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I want to say thank you and pay my regards to this man. A true hero and "man of the mind" indeed.

http://en.wikipedia....i/Wilhelm_Wundt

"...The establishment of Wilhelm Wundt's experimental laboratory in 1879 is often regarded as the formal beginning of scientific psychology."---Nathaniel Branden

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There is some dispute about whether Wundt or William James was the first to establish an experimental lab.

In 1875, [William James] taught his first course in psychology, or “physiological psychology,” a la Wundt, and established a demonstration laboratory -- the same year Wundt established his at Leipzig.

Wilhelm Wundt and Wiliam James

According to Jacques Barzun--From Dawn to Decadence--James was first.

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Dennis, I did not know that. Thanks for the information. William James IS a hero, too! ---and American is first!

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James was the first with a psychology lab.

Wundt, on the other hand, had been doing experimental psychology, though not always calling it by that name, since around 1860.

Many of the early publications in experimental psych are behind a language barrier now. It's unlikely that much more will be translated from the German, after all this time.

Robert Campbell

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