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Unscientific psychology

a cultural-performatory approach to understanding human life

by Fred Newman

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-206) and index.

    StatementFred Newman and Lois Holzman.
    ContributionsHolzman, Lois, 1946-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF38 .N45 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 212 p. ;
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL966419M
    ISBN 100275954129
    LC Control Number96002801

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    Psychology Emerges as a Separate Discipline. During the mids, a German physiologist named Wilhelm Wundt was using scientific research methods to investigate reaction times. His book published in , "Principles of Physiological Psychology," outlined many of the major connections between the science of physiology and the study of human thought and behavior. In common language, a statement is falsifiable (or disprovable) if some observation might contradict the philosophy of science, it is the same, except that the observations used to show falsifiability (or refutability) are logical constructions that can be impossible. For example, the law "All swans are white" is falsifiable because "Here is a black swan" contradicts it and, even if it.

    The only book on lucid dreams written at the time was written in by Léon d'Hervey de Saint Denys, but despite Freud's attempts to achieve it, he could only access a second-hand review, which would explain in a way, the absence of this phenomenon in his famous Interpretation of Dreams. $\begingroup$ I gave you an answer, but frankly I think it would help if you clarify what exactly you mean by "Carl Jung's theories, specifically his idea of cognitive functions". You seem to have something very specific in mind when you write "Jung's ideas of cognitive functions seem to have much more explanatory power than the MBTI E/I, N/S, T/F, J/P dichotomies, and framing the theory in.


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