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Tom Chivers has a particularly misguided post up The Telegraph arguing that science is better than history. Given how under siege many in the humanities feel themselves to be today, this post is unnecessarily adversarial. Chivers does claim to recognize that history is a valuable endeavor (albeit limited in his view), but argues that if you … Continue reading The value of history
RealClearScience has an article on long standing popular psychology myths. The language is a bit loose, implying that professional psychologists might hold these, but I think they're definitely pervasive among the public. Psychology is rife with misinformation and falsehoods. And sadly, the vast majority of them show no signs of vacating popular culture. In 2009, … Continue reading 10 of the Greatest Myths in Psychology – Myth over Mind