Philosophy of the Mind; Functionalism

: Philosophy of the Mind; Functionalism Functionalism is a branch of science that majorly deals with the state of mind of an individual. Therefore, scientists argue that the behaviors of individuals are determined by the mind, scientists further states that the mind of an individual is the key determinant of an individual’s behavior. Scientists define functionalism as a theory based on philosophical process, according to philosophers some functions of the mind includes every feelings a person has, a persons thoughts Emotions, Reactions and Ideas (Putnam, 1991).