By Manuel Castells
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3) What makes us angry? Although the science of psychology doesn’t provide easy answers to any of these questions, it does offer valuable insights into them. 4 chapter 1 PSYCHOLOGY AND SCIENTIFIC THINKING Psychology may not be one of the traditional “hard sciences,” like chemistry, but many of its fundamental questions are even harder to answer. In the museum of everyday life, causation isn’t a one-way street. This principle, called reciprocal determinism, makes it challenging to pinpoint the causes of behavior.
IS PSYCHOLOGY REALLY A SCIENCE? ARE CLAIMS THAT CAN'T BE PROVEN WRONG SCIENTIFIC? test of popular psychology knowledge 1. Most people use only about 10 percent of their brain capacity. True / False 2. Newborn babies are virtually blind and deaf. True / False 3. Hypnosis enhances the accuracy of our memories. True / False ARE ALL CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS PSYCHOTHERAPISTS? 4. All people with dyslexia see words backward (like tac instead of cat). True / False 5. In general, it’s better to express anger than to hold it in.
It’s no wonder that many people just throw up their hands and give up reading medical reports altogether. ). But the beauty of this messy process is that scientific knowledge is almost always tentative and potentially open to revision. The fact that science is a process of continually revising and updating findings lends it strength as a method of inquiry. It does mean, though, that we usually acquire knowledge slowly and in small bits and pieces. One way of characterizing this process is to describe science, including psychological science, as a prescription for humility (McFall, 1996).