Unity in Psychology: The Search Starts Here

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When I started my first psychology course I couldn’t understand the separation between the different subjects, or disciplines, in psychology. Developmental psychologists aren’t that much different from cognitive psychologists – they both study mental events and processes – but one almost never refers to the other. Why?

My first impression was that psychology’s disciplines were simply an historical accident, whose momentum had not yet dissipated. But a series of articles I discovered on unity in psychology began to open my eyes to myriad discussion about unity in psychology.

Follow the search from the start:

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Published: 15 August 2006

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