Behavioral Science

Myths and Realities: Behavioral Science

The Practitioner

This issue is the first in a series of periodic articles on the yearlong theme of Myths and Realities. This week’s focus is on myths in psychology and myths on the nature of the brain  key topics in the core discipline of Behavioral Science.

  • For those with a more scholarly bent read “From Mythology to Psychology” from the European Journal of Psychology, which discusses myth as trust, myth as evidence, and myth as story.
  • From Psychology TodayThe Top 10 Psychology Myths. If you thought “denial” was bad, see Myth 8, “Denial is a bad way to cope with stress.”

Yours in Practice,

The Practitioner

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s