Posts Tagged philosophy and psychology

Psychology, Theory, and Critical Thinking

As part of my first foray into video-blogging, I re-visit some of the basic ideas I tried to express in an earlier post titled psychology’s neglect of philosophy. In some ways this is an introduction to the philosophy of science (in the tradition of Kuhn and Popper), or more specifically, the philosophy of psychology. While […]

Logical Fallacies in Psychology

Logical fallacies frequently committed by experimental and clinical psychologists: Denying the Antecedent: If x, then y. Not x. Therefore, not y. Example 1: “If I am charged by an ethics board, then I did something unethical. I am not charged by an ethics board. Therefore, I did nothing unethical.” This is an illogical conclusion since […]