As a professional in the psychology field, you should always pursue and nurture professional growth and development. You should search out ways to gain knowledge as well as ways to share knowledge. One way that allows you to accomplish both is by serving as a speaker at professional and academic conferences. In this assessment, you have been invited to speak at a psychological science symposium.
The symposium organizers have asked you to prepare a session that fits the theme of “Foundational Thought.” Here are the points for you to address:
Prior to the establishment of psychology as a recognized social science, many thinkers and scholars examined the very questions and ideas that would serve as the foundation of the field. Which three individuals would you select as having major contributions to the foundation of psychology? How have these individuals’ scholarly work contributed and influenced the modern field of psychology? What are unresolved issues that modern psychology needs to address?
Based on your research, create a presentation that meets the symposium session requirements. Use these steps as a guide to develop your presentation: