How to Think Straight About Psychology的笔记(6)


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  • 潇然


    作者上来就把弗洛伊德批判了一番【hhhhh 然后就开始讲我们这个学科太大,分支太多,很难用一个grand theory来总结,我们也没办法鸭。 但是心理学还是个独立的学科,不体现在研究的东西上面,也不提现在实际应用上,而是提现在研究方法上。 但是大众对心理学的误解还是太多了,社会上根深蒂固的观念很难被打破和改变。但是每门科学都是这么过来的鸭。 那么科学到底是啥呢,科学并不在于研究的主题,也不在于使用的设备,身穿的白...

    2018-10-31 16:43

  • Chr23


    For example, the thinking of many financial analysts illustrates this fallacy. They routinely concoct elaborate explanations for every little fluctuation in stock market prices. But, in fact, much of this variability is simply random fluctuation. Hahaha f*cking love this line.

    2016-06-27 01:58

  • Chr23


    However, very similar probabilistic statements about behavioral trends cause widespread disbelief and are often dismissed by many people with the first appearance of a single "man-who." Most psychology instructors have witnessed a very common reaction when they discuss the evidence on certain behavioral relationships. For example, the instructor might present the fact that children's sch...

    2016-06-26 12:26

  • Chr23


    "Science is a way of thinking about and observing the universe that leads to a deep understanding of its workings."

    2016-06-22 04:55

  • Chung-Wan

    Chung-Wan (Ashes of Time)

    One reason that scientists are suspicious of claims that some person, theory, or belief system provides absolute knowledge about ultimate questions is that scientists consider questions about “ultimates” to be unanswerable. Scientists do not claim to produce perfect knowledge; the unique strength of science is not that it is an error-free process, but that it provides a way of eliminating t...

    2015-09-06 19:10

  • 阿🔒

    阿🔒 (be sharp)

    Until the public learns to treat these numerical abstractions of reality as seriously as images, public opinion will be as fickle as the latest image to flicker across the screen.   (2回应)

    2014-03-31 12:59



How to Think Straight About Psychology

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