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Psychology is a fake science (83)

1 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2008-05-15 17:04 ID:ZFLs2k2Q

So I was looking at my university's psychology course materials today and I realised that null hypothesis testing is abused to the point of meaninglessness by social scientists and that's one of the reasons why psychologists aren't real scientists.

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74 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2010-09-27 22:55 ID:LY1pVnoX

I studied psychology. Because it's a young science you're gonna encounter lots of eclectic information that together ought to enhance your view of the human psyche. The process of psychological research itself is very disappointing though, disappointing enough that I feel embarrassed about my field. Psychological studies have a tiny signal to noise ratio: the vast majority of studies published in psychological journals are utter crap. Methodological carelessness, bad constructs, fake references,... One study showed that half of studies were actually completely worthless. 43% were not completely worthless, but still had enough flaws to make 'em unfit for publishing. 7% was worth publishing. (A psychologist can only hope this study is valid for meta-studies as well, therefore including itself in its domaine, and therefore partially invalidation its own conclusion based upon its own conclusion.)

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75 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2010-11-06 17:12 ID:SYZdoX2r


What do you mean by "the Mathematics award"?

76 Name: A SMART KITTY KAT : 2010-11-19 12:09 ID:Uv8thh+9


77 Name: A real scientist : 2011-06-20 05:56 ID:xnTgJo2N

Psych is certainly a real science that is being attempted by fake scientists. A psychologist knows nothing about biology (they think they do because they took that class one time...). Everything we are is a function of our biology and that includes our behavior. That behavior is madadted in the brain which is controlled by electrochemical signals. A psychologist does not have the background to understand neurology. Neuropsychology is legitimate because real scientists are evaluating behavior based off biological principles.

78 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2011-06-26 11:59 ID:U6sc08Bq

To OP: is this a kind of IQ test? From basic logic point of view, your statement does noet even make sense. You bring no evidence. There's nothing in it supporting your obvious assumption that you're right.

79 Name: a : 2011-07-09 05:37 ID:LkzfS569


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80 Name: Guest : 2012-09-08 12:25 ID:mJXPClQ8

The problem I have had with psychologists is that if you try to present evidence that another doctor has taken your blood, done DNA analysis, and concluded that you have say an intersexed DNA which is the cause of your "autism" (learningdisabilities+speaking irregulaties) .. the psychologists simply responds "people are born male or female" and dismisses the notion of biological cause->effect. That is what they are taught in school. Psychologists are NOT scientists in the slightest.

81 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2012-09-09 10:11 ID:F1PFwH2f

What is "intersexed DNA"? DNA does not have a sex. It's a macromolecule.
Are you referring to a chromosomal abnormality such as Klinefelter's syndrome?

82 Name: Anonymous Scientist : 2012-09-09 15:42 ID:1vh8LsRX

Like meteorology and weather forecasts.

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