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Robert A. Wicklund - Zero-Variable Theories and the Psychology of the Explainer - 9781461279747 - V9781461279747
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Zero-Variable Theories and the Psychology of the Explainer

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Description for Zero-Variable Theories and the Psychology of the Explainer Paperback. Num Pages: 156 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 9. Weight in Grams: 270.
In Zero-Variable Theories, Dr. Robert Wicklund invites the reader to consider the psychological perspective of the "explainer". In examining the over-simplifications that have become dominant in modern psychology, the author points to such factors as competition with other explainers and pressure to offer and promulgate a unique explanation. The explainer is characterized as equating theory with simple, fixed categories, and as defending those categories as one would defend a personal territory, fending off competing explainers through mis-use of statistical devices. The end result is the formulation of theories that neglect the perspectives of those whose behaviors are to be explained, ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Number of pages
156
Condition
New
Number of Pages
156
Place of Publication
New York, NY, United States
ISBN
9781461279747
SKU
V9781461279747
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