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Methodological Differences Between Psychological Fields and its Impact on Questionable Research Practices
A recent development in research fields, including psychology, is that several studies have called into question the replicability of findings that were thought to be well-established. This phenomenon, termed the replication ...
The Anti-Self-Help Project: Existential Suffering in Neonihilism
The Anti-Self-Help Project is foremost a critique of neoliberalism, but more specifically, a reassessment of the neoliberal self-help industry. Relying on a Nietzschean/Foucauldian genealogical reassessment, the focus is ...
Developing a Theory of Subjectivity for Video Gaming
Video game studies in mainstream psychology are often limited to investigating the positive and negative effects of playing on mental health. These studies adhere to a reductionist perspective trying to make a direct link ...
Personal Politics: The Rise of Personality Traits in the Century of Eugenics and Psychoanalysis
This dissertation documents personality psychologys development alongside psychoanalysis and eugenics, offering a disciplinary and cultural history of personality across the twentieth century. Using the psychological ...
Building a "Cross-Roads Discipline" at McGill University: A History of Early Experimental Psychology in Postwar Canada
This dissertation presents an account of the development of psychology at McGill University from the late nineteenth century through to the early 1960s. The department of psychology at McGill represents an alternative to ...