May 1, 2012
Looks like an interesting article but this construction worker isn't about to drop >$30 to read beyond the abstract. "We argue that scientific thinking, although fallible, is ultimately school psychologists' best safeguard against a host of errors in thinking." I wonder if the authors realized they could have substituted pretty much anything for school psychologists. I'd also be curious to know (1) if there are many fields where exhorting people to adopt scientific thinking has resulted in them adopting scientific thinking, and (2), effective techniques for getting this to stuff to stick.
ScienceDirect.com – Journal of School Psychology – Distinguishing science from pseudoscience in school psychology: Science and scientific thinking as safeguards against human error
Abstract. Like many domains of professional psychology, school psychology continues to struggle with the problem of distinguishing scientific from pseudoscientific and otherwise questionable clinical …
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