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Rom Harré and Fathali M. Moghaddam have designed a textbook and brought together additional voices that speak to the similarities and differences of two seemingly separate domains in psychology. This bridge-building seeks to encourage a new generation of undergraduate students studying psychology to more fully appreciate the real potential for the study of human behavior, and as such it will represent a more provocative alternative to standard general psychology textbooks. It also be used in a host of courses, namely on the conceptual and philosophical nature of psychology, social psychology, critical psychology and cognitive science.

Methods of Research: Cultural/Discursive Psychologies
Methods of research: Cultural/discursive psychologies

The difficult thing to do here is not to dig down to the ground; no, it is to recognize the ground that lies before us as the ground.

For the ground keeps on giving us the illusory image of a greater depth, and when we seek to reach this, we keep on finding ourselves at the old level. (Wittgenstein, 1953, § 31)

Methods of research in the cultural/discursive psychology that partners neuroscience in hybrid psychology are focused on the way people use symbolic systems in thinking and acting. We now know that such systems are also involved at a very fundamental level in the way people feel and what they perceive in other people and in the world ...

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