Submitted by BlogEditor on Mon, 04/03/2017 - 15:03
By Kurt Gray
We all know Kurt Lewin’s aphorism “there is nothing so practical as a good theory.” Unfortunately there is a divide between knowing theory’s importance and knowing exactly how to do it. How should one represent the structure of science—the nomological net of ideas? This post explores a new and simple way to depict theory: theory mapping.
Submitted by BlogEditor on Wed, 06/15/2016 - 09:51
By Alexander Danvers
The first ever meeting of the Society for Improving Psychological Science (SIPS)—even that name is uncertain—was radically different from a typical psychology conference. Attendees didn’t just learn about new research on how the scientific process can be improved, we worked for three days to try to immediately and tangibly improve psychological science.