A perfect science.
Question 1. If psychology were to be an exact, or, to use Mill’s phrase, “a perfect” science, then specific human acts could be accurately predicted. Would a prediction be accurate if the person about to act becomes aware of the prediction prior to the act itself? Does the fact that a prediction can be known […]
Equal opportunity in a just society
Question 1. Do you think that there should be equal opportunity in a just society? What would you mean by this phrase? Do you think that it is a realizable ideal? Describe John Stuart Mill’s concept of utilitarianism. Do you see any advantages or disadvantages of applying this to our society? In a just society […]
Methods of psychological assessment.
Rorschach inkblot test belongs to projective methods of psychological assessment. The test was developed in 1921 by Herman Rorschach; nowadays it is one of the most widely used tests (Rose, Kaser-Boyd & Maloney, 2001). The goal of the test is to assess the structure of personality of the participant, to explore their cognitive structuring and […]