WEIRD science
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WEIRD science

Why psych (and medicine in general) are WEIRD WEIRD? That’s right. “WEIRD” is an acronym used by some psychologists. It stands for “White, Educated, Industrialised, Rich, Democratic” and refers to the fact that the recruits for psych studies often come from exactly that demographic. Why’s that important? Because our environment shapes us in many ways, … Continue reading