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Origins of Objectivity

Tyler Burge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199581405
eISBN:
9780191723223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581405.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book presents a study of what it is for individuals to represent the physical world with the most primitive sort of objectivity. By reflecting on the science of perception and related ... More


The Practice of Psychological Science in Social-Personality Research: Are We Still a Science of Two Disciplines?

Jessica L. Tracy, Richard W. Robins, and Jeffrey W. Sherman

in Psychology of Science: Implicit and Explicit Processes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199753628
eISBN:
9780199950027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753628.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Findings from a study that surveyed editors and editorial board members of personality and social psychology journals are reviewed to examine the practice of psychological science in the field of ... More


An Introduction to a Critical History of Psychology in Education

Jack Martin and Ann-Marie McLellan

in The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913671
eISBN:
9780199315949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913671.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter sets the stage for the ways in which disciplinary psychology transformed students during the last half of the twentieth century. The traditional approach to psychological science is ... More


Embracing Psychological Science for the “Good Life”?

Li Zhang

in Can Science and Technology Save China?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747021
eISBN:
9781501747045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747021.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores how the notion of “science” or “the scientific” is invoked by Chinese psychological experts and practitioners in their efforts to translate, brand, and apply certain branches of ... More


Exceptional creativity and the psychological sciences

Andrew Steptoe

in Genius and the Mind: Studies of Creativity and Temperament

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523734
eISBN:
9780191688997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523734.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents an overview of how exceptional creativity and genius have a direct correlation to psychological sciences. During the first half of eighteenth century, genius and creativity were ... More


Phenomenal experience and functionalism

Anthony J. Marcel

in Consciousness in Contemporary Science

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522379
eISBN:
9780191688577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522379.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter is about consciousness as phenomenal experience. Its contention is that reference to consciousness in psychological science is demanded, legitimate, and necessary. It is demanded since ... More


On the recent origin of symbolically-mediated language and its implications for psychological science

Andrew Lock

in The Descent of Mind: Psychological Perspectives on Hominid Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632593
eISBN:
9780191670497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632593.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The earliest dates for anatomically-modern human fossil remains are around 100,000 years ago. It would seem that early modern humans had an essentially modern intelligence, and on that basis also had ... More


Reasoned Interpretations

Brian Schiff

in A New Narrative for Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199332182
eISBN:
9780190690014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199332182.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

“Reasoned Interpretations,” Chapter 9 of A New Narrative for Psychology, examines the bases for making sound research arguments in psychology. It argues that there is a general form for making ... More


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