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Blog: Social Psychology: Why I hate teaching the classics

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Indigophoton, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. Indigophoton

    Indigophoton Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    The author goes on to briefly outline some of the classic studies in social psychology and their flaws - quite amusing, and also alarming, if this is what (new) people in the field think might constitute good science.

    http://crystalprisonzone.blogspot.co.uk/2018/04/why-i-hate-teaching-classics.html

    There are also a couple of other articles on the site that may interest some, including one called "Curiously strong effects", which begins,
    http://crystalprisonzone.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/curiously-strong-effects.html
     
  2. alktipping

    alktipping Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    building your field of study on sand inevitably leads to destruction. how did something based on the beliefs of a few people with ridiculous ideas become classed as a science in the first place. bid ideas do not translate often into provable facts or falsifiable theories. just my take on how this teacher follows dogma when he knows it will lead to the same poor experiments of the past.
     

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