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May 9, 2018

A few new items posted to the site today. The 2019 Midwinter Meeting will be in March 1-3 in Nashville, TN - stay tuned for further updates regarding submissions and registration. The Spring 2018 society newsletter is available, and recordings of presentations from the...

December 30, 2017

We hope to see you in Phoenix, March 2-4, 2018. See more and register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-stpp-midwinter-meeting-registration-35078998228

October 11, 2017

Check out the Division 24 Fall 2017 newsletter here. 

July 27, 2017

Call for proposals for the Division 24 Midwinter meeting are now open! The 2018 Presidential Theme is "Explanations of Psychologists’ Ways of Knowing". We encourage you to address any dimension of this theme in your submission. Submissions are due October 27th. 


July 26, 2017

Explaining how psychologists know is an epistemological task that is crucial to the discipline and central to theoretical and philosophical psychology. If we don’t have a defensible way or ways of knowing, the entire Psychology endeavor fails, devolving into conflictin...

I will be discussing modern pop psychology’s infection of science.  As a preamble, I refer to an April 27, 2009 expose on youtube, which was conducted at the University of Richmond (Virginia), featuring psychology professors Scott T. Allison, Ph.D. and Timothy L. Hulse...

What is vengeance? German born American social psychologist and psychoanalyst Erich Fromm, Ph.D., asseverates, in his The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness (1973), that vengeance is an instantaneous response to severe suffering heaped upon a person or his group. It is n...

July 29, 2015

In a recent blog on this website, Dennis Wendt offers a thoughtful, clear, cautiously critical assessment of where the clinical scientist movement is and where it will be in 10 years. I share the concerns Dennis raises. In my view, he rightly predicts that “scientists...

June 5, 2014

I recently replied to a list-serv request (from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology) concerning opinions about the future of the “clinical science” movement in psychology. The following represents my thoughts (edited and expanded from my actual response) o...

June 7, 2012

The professions are rapidly evolving into an “evidence-based” world. And yet, there is strangely little accountability about disciplinary practices in psychology. There are likely many reasons for this disparity, including power differentials favoring scientists, a rhe...

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