Today Psychodiagnosticator (@Huwtube) posted this in his blog:
I have been watching discussion about the latest CBTp trial with interest and some weariness.
The post and the comments section is interesting to a confused layperson like me, and somewhere in there Sarah Knowles writes what I have been thinking:
For me, one of the core values of the scientific method is the fact that you’re expected to change your mind based on the evidence, in which case the idea that scientists are just sticking to their guns regardless is very worrying.
Elke Geraerts,1,2 D. Stephen Lindsay,3 Harald Merckelbach,2 Marko Jelicic,2 Linsey Raymaekers,2
Michelle M. Arnold,1 and Jonathan W. Schooler4
University of St. Andrews, 2
Maastricht University, 3
University of Victoria, and 4
University of California, Santa Barbara