What's wrong with psychology, anyway?

In Dante Chicchetti & William M. Grove (eds.), Thinking Clearly about Psychology. University of Minnesota Press. pp. 3-39 (1991)
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This chapter considers various factors that have been responsible for the comparatively slow development of psychology into a cumulative empirical science. Special attention is devoted to correctable methodological mistakes, the over-reliance upon significance testing (and the fact that, in psychology, the null hypothesis is almost always false), and an analysis of the concept of replication.



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