My grandfather took me to a model train museum when I was a kid. I remember walking (or running) around and following the trains as they chugged along. I was never a train enthusiast, but I did think the models were neat! Over 20 years later, it turns out models are kinda how humans make … Continue reading Understanding the World with Models – A Conceptual Introduction
In a first post about when is something true, I said something is true when it explains and predicts measurable/observable reality consistently. My goal here is to broadly discuss how complicated measurement/observation truly is. Throughout, you’re definitely getting my personal opinion on a lot of issues in psychological science: I often take a critical position. … Continue reading Observing Reality- Basic Concepts
What color is the sky on an average, cloudless day? Blue is a fair answer, but how do we know that this is true? How do we know anything is true? Maybe it’s strange to start off with a philosophical question, but it’s a vital first-step that helps bridge the gap between thinking about human … Continue reading When is something true?
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