A Few Steps Toward a Science of Mental Life

  title={A Few Steps Toward a Science of Mental Life},
  author={Stanislas Dehaene}
— Under what conditions can a true " science of mental life " arise from psychological investigations? Can psychology formulate scientifi c laws of a general nature, comparable in soundness to the laws of physics? I argue that the search for such laws must return to the forefront of psychological and developmental research, an enterprise that requires extensive collaboration between psychologists, neu-roscientists, physicists, and mathematicians. Psychological laws may arise from at least 3… CONTINUE READING
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