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25. Psychology I – A Science?
“Psychology is a crock”, Bob Newhart show, Season 4 Episode 8 *** Let me start out with a detail I don’t publicize much. My PhD was in Quantitative Psychology or Psychometrics. Like Biometrics, it is the mathematical end of the … Continue reading
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26. Psychology II: A Totally Different Pardigm
Simple Truths: If you want to study the most complex system in the world, do not rely on the simplest tools/methodology or mathematics a fifth grader could apply. If you want to study an individual, you need to study an individual. If … Continue reading
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29. Should you publish a nonsignificant result?
53. If the beautiful princess that I capture says “I’ll never marry you! Never, do you hear me, NEVER!!!”, I will say “Oh well” and kill her. 61. If my advisors ask “Why are you risking everything on such a … Continue reading
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