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  1. John Rust (1992). Editorial: Philosophical Psychology in the 1990s[1]. Philosophical Psychology 5 (1):3-6.
  2. John Rust (1990). Delusions, Irrationality, and Cognitive Science. Philosophical Psychology 3 (1):123-138.
    Abstract Studies of irrationality in cognitive psychology have usually looked at areas where humans might be expected to be rational, yet appear not to be. In this paper the other extreme of human irrationality is examined: the delusion as it occurs in psychiatric illness. A parallel is suggested between the delusion as an aberration of cognition and some illusions which result from aberrations within optics. It is argued that, because delusions are found predominantly within certain limited areas of cognitive functioning, (...)
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  3. John Rust (1988). Sociobiology and Psychometrics: Do They Really Need Each Other? Philosophical Psychology 1 (1):117 – 129.
    Sociobiology has always had a strong relationship with classical psychometrics, and with intelligence testing in particular. The major ideological impact of Eugenics prior to 1940 led many psychometricians to adopt a sociobiological perspective, but when this turned out, in the 1960's, to be controversial many of the procedures of classical psychometrics were abandoned. Their place was taken by functional psychometrics, based on criterion reference testing, where the content of test items was related directly to very specific skills which may be (...)
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  4. John Rust (1987). Is Psychology a Cognitive Science? Journal of Applied Philosophy 4 (1):49-55.
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