Can Psychology Measure Awe?
October 7, 2018
Psychologists get their hands into everything, but the objectivity of their science is questionable.
Scientific Method Evolves
March 11, 2015
There is no scientific method. There are customary procedures that depend on the field; these are subject to mutation and artificial selection.
Psychology Struggling to Regain Scientific Image
May 22, 2014
In the wake of scandals and replication failures, psychiatry and social psychology are enduring scrutiny some practitioners call an "inquisition" or "bullying".
Science Reporter Says Scientists Are Like Cattle
December 9, 2013
A science reporter lists several reasons why scientists are about as trustworthy as bankers.
Chinks in the Scientific Method
December 29, 2011
V & V. That’s shorthand in project design for “validation and verification.” Does the scientific method provide V & V? We are all taught to think that peer review, publication and replication help science to be self-checking, so as to avoid error. Some recent articles show that ain’t necessarily so. It may sound good in theory, but in practice, the ideal doesn’t always match the real.