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Start of Modern Psychology

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Which event BEST marks the beginning of the modern study of psychology?

A

When Rene Descartes published his viewpoint that the mind and body are separate in the 1640s.

B

When Charles Darwin proposed his theory of evolution in 1859.

C

When Wilhelm Wundt opened the first psychological laboratory and used the scientific method to investigate consciousness in 1879.

D

When William James published the first psychology textbook in English in 1890.

E

When Sigmund Freud travelled to America and introduced his theories in 1909.