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Is psychology a real science?
Psychology is not a real science
Researchers can fudge their results
The conclusions reached by researchers in psychology can be altered to suit the needs of the researcher and can be unreliable.
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Is psychology a real science?
Psychology is a real science
Psychology gains knowledge through experience
Knowledge is the end product which science strives to find. It can be gained not only by logic, but by experience as well.
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Is psychology a real science?
Psychology is a science, but not a hard one
Psychology studies only abstract phenomenons.
Psychology studies human behavior, which is an intangible product of the mind.
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Is alternative medicine effective?
No, alternative medicine is not effective
If a treatment does work, it becomes orthodox medicine
Alternative medicine doesn't work - if it did, it would just be mainstream medicine.
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Is psychology a real science?
Psychology is not a real science
Psychology doesn't have an agreed upon central body of knowledge
Unlike each of the hard sciences, psychology fails to deliver a concrete body of knowledge that is universally agreed upon by professionals in the field.
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Is psychology a real science?
Psychology is a real science
Psychology can predict human behaviors
Just as hard sciences can predict outcomes based on their findings, so can psychology predict human behaviors based on experience.
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Is psychology a real science?
Psychology is a real science
Psychology follows the scientific method
Psychology follows the same steps to obtaining conclusions as in any scientific field. Therefore it is, by definition, a science.
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Is psychology a real science?
Psychology is not a real science
Psychology's findings are inconclusive
Even though psychology follows the scientific method, the conclusions that it reaches are only theoretical at best.
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