Data-Driven Methods to Diversify Knowledge of Human Psychology
Psychology aims to understand real human behavior. However, cultural biases in the scientific process can constrain knowledge. We describe here how data-driven methods can relax these constraints to reveal new insights that theories can overlook. To advance knowledge we advocate a symbiotic approach that better combines data-driven methods with theory.
open access article
Citation : Jack, R.E., Crivelli, C. and Wheatley, T. (2018) Data-Driven Methods to Diversify Knowledge of Human Psychology. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 22(1), pp.1-5.
Research Institute : Institute for Psychological Science
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