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Psychological Science Under Scrutiny explores a range of contemporary challenges to the assumptions and methodologies of psychology, in order to encourage debate and ground the discipline in solid science.
<ul> <li>Discusses the pointed challenges posed by critics to the field of psychological research, which have given pause to psychological researchers across a broad spectrum of sub-fields</li> <li>Argues that those conducting psychological research need to fundamentally change the way they think about data and results, in order to ensure that psychology has a firm basis in empirical science</li> <li>Places the recent challenges discussed into a broad historical and conceptual perspective, and considers their implications for the future of psychological methodology and research</li> <li>Challenges discussed include confirmation bias, the effects of grant pressure, false-positive findings, overestimating the efficacy of medications, and high correlations in functional brain imaging</li> <li>Chapters are authored by internationally recognized experts in their fields, and are written with a minimum of specialized terminology to ensure accessibility to students and lay readers</li> </ul>
bound: 400 pages
publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (March 6, 2017)
isbn: 1118661079, 978-1118661079,
weight: 1.3 pounds (