The role of neuroscience within psychology: A call for inclusiveness over exclusiveness.

@article{Schwartz2016TheRO,
  title={The role of neuroscience within psychology: A call for inclusiveness over exclusiveness.},
  author={Seth J Schwartz and Scott O. Lilienfeld and Alan Meca and Katheryn C. Sauvign{\'e}},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={2016},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={
          52-70
        }
}
In the present article, we appraise the increasingly prominent role of neuroscience within psychology and offer cautions and recommendations regarding the future of psychology as a field. We contend that the conflict between eliminative reductionism (the belief that the neural level of analysis will eventually render the psychological level of analysis superfluous) and emergent properties (the assumption that higher-order mental functions are not directly reducible to neural processes) is… CONTINUE READING
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