Psychological Science Under Scrutiny: Recent Challenges and by Scott O. Lilienfeld,Irwin D. Waldman

By Scott O. Lilienfeld,Irwin D. Waldman

Psychological technological know-how less than Scrutiny explores a number modern demanding situations to the assumptions and methodologies of psychology, for you to inspire debate and floor the self-discipline in strong science. 

  • Discusses the pointed demanding situations posed by way of critics to the sphere of mental learn, that have given pause to mental researchers throughout a vast spectrum of sub-fields
  • Argues that these engaging in mental examine have to essentially switch the way in which they consider facts and effects, with a view to make sure that psychology has an organization foundation in empirical science
  • Places the new demanding situations mentioned right into a huge old and conceptual viewpoint, and considers their implications for the way forward for mental method and research
  • Challenges mentioned contain affirmation bias, the results of furnish strain, false-positive findings, overestimating the efficacy of medicines, and excessive correlations in practical mind imaging
  • Chapters are authored via across the world well-known specialists of their fields, and are written with at least really good terminology to make sure accessibility to scholars and lay readers

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