Rethinking Psychology: Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience (Paperback)
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Rethinking Psychology: Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience (Paperback)

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Published: 03/03/2016
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Balancing readability with intellectual rigor, this is an essential guide to understanding the complex relationship between psychology, science, and pseudoscience. At a time when unempirical data and evidence is increasingly purported as justification for scientific claims in the public consciousness, Hughes considers its impact upon the very philosophy behind the scientific principles behind the methods that produce research findings. Further, he examines the controversial research practices and biases in the psychological field that threaten the integrity of its claims. This book undertakes a fascinating contemplation and sagacious analysis of the historical and contemporary debates regarding psychological methods and research. Written to suit 3rd year undergraduate students and MA/MSc students in psychology as well as academics and the more general reader interested in these subject issues.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781137303943
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 417 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 18 mm


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'Brian Hughes has written an important and engaging book exploring the relationships between science, pseudoscience, and psychology. He argues persuasively that psychology itself can properly be considered to be a true science but one that is marred within by pockets of pseudoscience. This book should be read by anyone with a serious interest in the subject.' - Professor Christopher French, Goldsmiths, University of London 'Hughes provides a timely and comprehensive reminder of the critical role of science in both academic and professional applications of psychology. It covers an impressive breadth of topics with incisive clarity and illustrates clearly the integral role of scientific approaches to understanding psychological phenomena.' - Dr David Hevey, Trinity College Dublin

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