Posts Tagged philosophy and psychology

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 […]