Psychology's goal is to help us understand ourselves. During the past three decades, the topics researched, and their publication in minute detail, have lost their relevance to our everyday social experiences. Different schools of thought began to fight for dominance, and the language of this science used in their arguments became less accessible to lay people. Complicated experiments with rats, d...
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