Psychology is declared to be in crisis. The reliability of thousands of studies have been called into question by failures to replicate their results. ...This is pretty harsh, but it doesn't even mention how many leaders in the field have turned out to be fraud, or how some sub-fields are extremely politicized, or how much damage they do to people in psychotherapies.
The replication crisis, if nothing else, has shown that productivity is not intrinsically valuable. Much of what psychology has produced has been shown, empirically, to be a waste of time, effort, and money. As Gibson put it: our gains are puny, our science ill-founded.
Monday, September 2, 2019
Psychology is in crisis
I often criticize the science of Physics here, some some other sciences are doing much worse. Such as: