Somewhat Improbable 50 Foremost Psychologists

A new list of “The 50 Most Influential Living Psychologists in the World“ includes three (3) Ig Nobel Prize winners, one (1) Nobel laureate, and one (1) member of the Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club for Scientists (LFHCfS). The most valuable thing about most “Most” lists, one could argue, is the arguments they can provoke. This […]

Psychologists Under the Bed [research study]

“ ’Egocentricity’ in Adult Conversation,” is one of several studies featured in the article “Soft Is Hard: Psychologists Under the Bed — further evidence why the ‘soft’ sciences are the hardest to do well,” which is one of the articles in the special Numbers issue of the Annals of Improbable Research, which is one of […]

Mind, the Gap

Some British psychiatrists are going to war with some British psychologists, suggests an article by Jamie Doward in The Observer. The article sports this headline, subheadline, and first paragraphs: Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle British Psychological Society to launch attack on rival profession, casting doubt on biomedical model of mental illness There is no […]