Domain Denigration and Process Preference in Academic Psychology.

  title={Domain Denigration and Process Preference in Academic Psychology.},
  author={Paul Rozin},
  journal={Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science},
  volume={1 4},
Unlike most other disciplines, psychology parses its field primarily in terms of processes or mental entities (e.g., learning, sensation, perception, memory), rather than domains of life (e.g., eating, work, leisure). Although there are merits in this organization, a perhaps unintended result is that psychology has paid minimal attention to the major domains of life and how people function in them. Examination of contemporary major introductory, social, and developmental psychology textbooks… CONTINUE READING

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