PSYCHOLOGY A SCIENCE?

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PSYCHOLOGY A SCIENCE?
1 HYPOTHETICO-DEDUCTIVE MODEL
1.1 KARL POPPER
1.1.1 GATHERING EMPIRICAL DATA
1.1.2 FORMULATE-TEST-REVISE-AMMEND/DISCARD
1.2 PSYCHOLOGY
1.2.1 YES
1.2.1.1 EXPERIMENTAL RESERACH AND SURVEYS
1.2.2 NO
1.2.2.1 CASE STUDIES
1.2.2.1.1 NO HYPOTHESIS
1.2.3 GENERALLY CONSIDERED SCIENTIFIC
2 FALSIFICATION
2.1 SCIENCE AIMS TO FALSIFY
2.2 PSYCHOLOGY
2.2.1 YES
2.2.1.1 TEST FOR NULL HYPOTHESIS
2.2.2 NO
2.2.2.1 TESTING HUMANS
2.2.2.1.1 MANY VARIABLE
2.2.2.1.1.1 HARD TO GENERALISE
2.2.2.1.2 CHANCE FACTORS
2.2.2.1.3 INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
2.2.2.2 SIT DISSPROVED
2.2.2.2.1 HOWEVER STILL ACCEPTED
3 REDUCTIONISM V HOLISM
3.1 HYPOTHESIS MEASUREABLE?
3.1.1 MEASURING VARIABLES
3.1.1.1 SOMETIMES HARD
3.1.1.2 BEHAVIOURISTS
3.1.1.2.1 S-R BONDS
3.1.1.2.1.1 PHOBIAS
3.1.1.2.2 IV AND DV
3.1.1.2.2.1 CONTROLLED AND MEASURED
3.1.1.2.2.1.1 LITTLE ALBERT
3.1.1.2.2.1.2 IS SCIENTIFIC
3.2 ENTIRETY
3.2.1 ´MORE THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS.´
3.2.2 PHOBIAS
3.2.2.1 OVERALL FUNCTIONING
3.2.2.1.1 FOR TREATMENT
3.2.3 CASE STUDIES
3.2.3.1 GENIE
3.2.3.1.1 NOT SCIENTIFIC
3.2.3.2 LITTLE HANS
3.2.3.2.1 NOT SCIENTIFIC
4 SCIENTIFIC
4.1 YES
4.1.1 DNA, GENES, HORMONES ETC
4.1.2 ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS
4.1.3 DRUG USE
4.1.4 MRI, PET SCANS
4.2 NO
4.2.1 PSYCHODYNAMIC
4.2.1.1 NOT MEASURABLE
4.2.2 OBEDIENCE
4.2.2.1
4.2.3 PREJUDICE
4.2.3.1 HARD TO OPERATIONALISE
4.2.4 LEARNING
4.2.4.1 HARD TO OPERATIONALISE
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