Top 2 Psyarxiv Papers Today in Life Sciences


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#1. Should Smartphones Be Banned for Children or Does Cyberpsychology Have a Bigger Problem?
David Ellis, Brittany I Davidson, Linda K Kaye
Letter to the editor. Cite as: Ellis, D. A., Davidson, B. I., and Kaye., L.K. (2019). Should smartphones be banned for children or does cyberpsychology have a bigger problem? Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 22(7). DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2019.29152.lte
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BritDavidson: @UnityField @LindaKKaye @davidaellis https://t.co/4vgZsmi21c - here is the postprint
BillyJansson: RT @PsyArXivBot: Should Smartphones Be Banned for Children or Does Cyberpsychology Have a Bigger Problem? https://t.co/NQMt77GOvk
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#2. “So you confirmed, replicated and emptied your file-drawer… now what?” A Structural Realist’s Guide to Theory Evaluation in Psychological Science
Fred Hasselman, M.P. Seevinck, Ralf Cox
The papers in the special issue of PPS on the origins and possible resolution of the crisis of confidence in psychological science hardly mention the word theory. We argue that all the excellent suggestions to reform the discipline will be in vain if it does not begin a discussion about the way it evaluates and revises its theories. We diagnose theory evaluation as afflicted with three serious symptoms and provide exemplary examples from the scientific record of psychology to illustrate them. The first symptom is the interpretation fallacy, of which the very critical commentaries received by proponents of the complex systems approach about their efforts to study psychological phenomena, represent an exemplary case (e.g. Wagenmakers, van der Maas, & Farrell, 2012). The second is the empiricist’s blind-spot. We will discuss it in the context of the plethora of theories that have been posited by the psychological and life sciences about the ætiology of developmental dyslexia. We especially discuss the apparent inability of the...
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FredHasselman: @normonics @Heinonmatti Yes, the (mind)lab is not a field experiment, believing it is might lead to the Columbus delusion see https://t.co/0hH5a8GZ9Z (I later renamed it to “the explorer delusion”)
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