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The Academic Lag and the Power of Social Media as a Tool of Social Justice

This new civil rights movement would not have been possible without social media.  I have no doubts about that.  The difference between this civil rights movement and the one that happened in the 60’s is that people all around the country, and the world, can now talk to one another about their struggles.   1,194 more words

White Privilege

The Deafening Silence of the American Psychological Association

Silence is all I hear, and it is beginning to become more than I can bear.

Real social justice is about speaking up because you feel it in your bones. 1,387 more words

White Privilege

Risking women's health with flawed abortion mental health research

Dr. Theresa Burke on Cradle My Heart Radio week of July 10 and July 17

Abortion is the intentional taking of an innocent human life. Therefore it is morally wrong. 872 more words

Kim Ketola

A bad response to the crisis of untrustworthiness in clinical psychological science

A new Call for Papers establishes a place for failed replications and null findings in clinical psychology in an American Psychological Association journal. Unfortunately, the journal lacks an impact factor, despite the journal having been publishing for decades. 1,474 more words


How competition between APS and APA for prestige fueled the crisis of reproducibility in psychology

This blog post is truly a quick thought that needs refinement. I invite comments and criticisms, and particularly suggestions for more links and details to what I believe is an important message. 1,106 more words


Editorial Ethical standards, truths, and lies

Editorial   Ethical standards, truths, and lies
Bethany L. Brand Ph & Linda McEwen MA
Journal of Trauma & Dissociation Volume 17, Issue 3, 2016 pages 259-266… 205 more words

The Validity of Eye-witnesses, According to the APA

“…memory is malleable and…’it erodes over time, which further complicates witness testimony.'”

By Matt Johnson, The Systems Scientist

According to the American Psychological Association, eye-witnesses are wrong approximately 33 percent of the time. 156 more words

Matt Johnson