Browsing Department of Psychology by Author "Speelman, Craig P."
Editorial: challenges to mean-based analysis in Psychology: the contrast between individual people and general science McGann, Marek; Speelman, Craig P. (Frontiers, 2016)
McGann, Marek; Speelman, Craig P. (Frontiers, 2013)In this paper we voice concerns about the uncritical manner in which the mean is often used as a summary statistic in psychological research. We identify a number of implicit assumptions underlying the use of the mean and ...
McGann, Marek; Speelman, Craig P. (SAGE Publications, 2020-04-24)A century ago, Einstein distinguished between two kinds of theory—theories of principle and constructive theories. These have separate but complementary roles to play in the advancement of knowledge, in the manner in which ...