Feb 20, 2022
In this week's episode, SuperLutheran and Myles go over what a useless and dismal field of inquiry psychology is. Emails as usual in the second half.
Are Jews the chosen people of God? No: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzHB5Caglgo
Things we talked about during the show:
Get emergency power from your telephone line: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUxx-4bUo4Q
The Behavioral Sink: https://infogalactic.com/info/Behavioral_sink
One Hundred Years of Psychotherapy: https://www.amazon.com/Hundred-Years-Psychotherapy-Worlds-Getting/dp/0062506617
Myles episode prep notes and links:
Psychology is mostly BS.The entire field operates like a collection of rabbinical cults, where a prominent figure will postulate a theory, accrue data that backs up the assertions while ignoring failures, and will aggressively push said theory. See: John Money, Freud, etc.Often times, these theories are simple projection.
The DSM is completely unreliable and extremely prone to politicization.
Zero research was done to de-pathologize homosexuality or
psychologytoday.com/us/blog/hide-and-seek/201509/when-homosexuality-stopped-being-mental-disorder Psychology Today conveniently leaves out the circumstances of this change.
The APA is seeking to remove pedophilia from the DSM: breitbart.com/politics/2013/11/02/american-psychiatric-association-reclassifies-pedophilia/
The general trend of psychology has been to normalize abnormal behavior while pathologizing normal behavior (ADHD, boredom, frustration, etc), especially among boys.
"Gaming disorder:" https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/internet-gaming#:~:text=The%20proposed%20symptoms%20of%20internet%20gaming%20disorder%20include%3A,enjoyed%20activities%20due%20to%20gaming%20More%20items...%20
This is unsurprising considering who chooses to work in
psychology.2/3rds of clinical psychologists are mentally
Psychology majors aren't terribly bright, clocking in at under +1 standard deviation: bachelor-of-education.org/college-major-iq/
Psychology studies are completely unreliable. Most are done on psych students: psychcentral.com/blog/psychology-secrets-most-psychology-studies-are-college-student-biased
Half-life of psychology studies is less than a decade: sites.psu.edu/nealondiscussion/2018/10/26/social-psychology-studies-are-complete-and-utter-bullshit/
Half-life means how soon a given concept is disproven or considered out of date. Note that the Geocentric model is still mathematically valid.
Isolating factors is nearly impossible: digest.bps.org.uk/2017/12/12/interviews-with-milgram-participants-provide-little-support-for-the-contemporary-theory-of-engaged-followership/
Majority of studies are not reproducible: see "replication crisis"
"Experts" are often frauds: en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruno_Bettelheim
Psychology goes along with the most profitable treatment options for any given disorder: Deinstitutionalization at the behest of drug companies: kevinturnquist.org/deinst.php
Sexual reassignment surgery at the behest of the pharmaceutical and medical industry: antelopehillpublishing.com/product/the-transgender-industrial-complex-by-scott-howard/
Gross over-diagnosis of ADHD: cchrflorida.org/adhd-the-epidemic-of-misdiagnosis-and-overmedication-in-children/
Depression wildly over-diagnosed: publichealth.jhu.edu/2013/mojtabai-depression-over-diagnosis-and-over-treatmentwhp-apsf.ca/pdf/SSRIs.pdf
This week's break music is "Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesu Christ:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlZc0yFwGmU
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