By Sigmund Koch, David E. Leary
This reissued variation (originally released through McGraw-Hill in 1985) of "A Century of Psychology as technology" assesses the accomplishments, prestige and clients of psychology on the finish of its first century as a technological know-how, whereas providing a brand new postscript. The essays replicate the forty three participants' particular disciplines, but converse to the wider thematic factor of "fundamental psychology". one of the fields addressed are sensory tactics and conception, studying, motivation, emotion, cognition, improvement, character and social psychology. This paintings experiences psychology's first century and goals to supply a clean perception on psychology because it enters its moment century.
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Tendency to accept any "finding" conformable to some treasured methodol ogy in preference to "traditional" wisdom or individual experience, no mat ter how pellucidly and frequently confirmed the nonscientistic knowledge may be. Epistemopathy No. 1 0, at a certain critical-mass value, results in the total abrogation of the criterion that knowledge should make sense and in an ultimate distrust of one's own experience. If a finding does make sense, one distrusts it. An exceedingly strong reluctance to reinspect one's deeper epistemological and/or substantive commitments.
Does such a recommendation seek no more than a revival of "armchair" psychol ogy? The answer here depends primarily upon who is in the armchair. But such a question itself betrays the widespread conviction that once psychology moves away from its imitation of science it can aspire to no more than opinion or reckless speculation. On this view, what is in fact a rich trove of insights and possibilities possessed by "folk psychology" is rejected in favor of far less consistent and far more 73 I .