publication . Article . 2015

Conservatism is not the missing viewpoint for true diversity

Sven Waldzus; Beate Seibt; Thomas Schubert; Rodrigo Brito;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, volume 38 (issn: 0140-525X, eissn: 1469-1825, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Country: Portugal
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>The target article diagnoses a dominance of liberal viewpoints with little evidence, promotes a conservative viewpoint without defining it, and wrongly projects the U.S. liberal-conservative spectrum to the whole field of social psychology. Instead, we propose to anticipate and reduce mixing of theorizing and ideology by using definitions that acknowledge divergence in perspective, and promote representative sampling and observation of the field, as well as dialogical publication.</jats:p>
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free text keywords: Physiology, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology, Diversity, Social psychology, :Ciências Médicas::Medicina Básica [Domínio/Área Científica], :Ciências Sociais::Psicologia [Domínio/Área Científica], Conservatism, Dialogical self, Liberalism, Representative sampling, Epistemology, Ideology, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Viewpoints, Psychology, Politics
Funded by
FCT| UID/PSI/03125/2013
Center for Research and Social Intervention
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147229
  • Funding stream: 5876

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