Scientists Can Agree on Things that Aren’t So
May 27, 2013
Whenever you hear "all scientists agree" or "we now know," it's no guarantee a finding won't be disputed years later. In the following examples, CEH focuses not so much on the content of the disputed subjects as the implications for philosophy of science.
Psychiatry Is Not (Yet) a Science
May 10, 2013
Complaints about a new diagnostic manual show that psychiatry has a long way to go before being considered a legitimate science. That hope might never be fulfilled.
Can Science Explain Mass Murder?
July 20, 2012
As the carnage of the latest mass murder is being assessed, TV commentators look predictably to psychologists for answers.
Shrink Validity Is Shrinking
May 18, 2012
Should you trust the diagnosis of a psychiatrist? If it helps, individuals are free to choose. Behind the scenes, however, there are severe, deep-seated debates about whether psychiatrists understand disorders, let alone diagnose them properly.