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What's wrong with Psychology, anyway?

Lykken, David T. (1991) What's wrong with Psychology, anyway? [Book Chapter]

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Abstract

This chapter considers various factors that have been responsible for the comparatively slow development of psychology into a cumulative empirical science. Special attention is devoted to correctable methodological mistakes, the over-reliance upon significance testing (and the fact that, in psychology, the null hypothesis is almost always false), and an analysis of the concept of replication.

Item Type:Book Chapter
Keywords:Philosophy of Psychology, significance testing, types ofreplication, null hypothesis
Subjects:Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy > Philosophy of Science
ID Code:371
Deposited By:Lykken, David
Deposited On:14 Dec 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:53

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