Theoretical Psychology

@article{Robinson2007TheoreticalP,
  title={Theoretical Psychology},
  author={Daniel N. Robinson},
  journal={Theory \& Psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={187 - 198}
}
  • D. Robinson
  • Published 1 April 2007
  • Psychology
  • Theory & Psychology
It remains unclear as to just what a `theoretical psychology' might be or might claim as a mission. This is distinct from various and ad hoc psychological theories (e.g. Hullian learning theory, the opponent-process theory of color vision) which admit at least in principle of empirical tests of adequacy. The example of theoretical physics is offered heuristically to test the different senses of `theoretical psychology'. 
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