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Is Psychology just “common sense”?. Well… the problem is… “Common sense is not so common” -Voltaire “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by the age of eighteen” -Albert Einstein. Try to finish the following…. Better late than… Better safe than…

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Is psychology just common sense

Is Psychology just “common sense”?

Well… the problem is…

“Common sense is not so common”

-Voltaire

“Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by the age of eighteen”

-Albert Einstein


Try to finish the following

Try to finish the following…

Better late than…

Better safe than…

Actions speak louder than…

Beggars can’t be…

The early bird…

Don’t judge a book by…

You can’t teach an old dog…

never

sorry

words

choosers

gets the worm

it’s cover

new tricks


Is psychology just common sense

Proverbs/aphorisms are principles of behavior

-How reliable are they?

-If reliable, do we need psychology?

-Could they be tested?


But wait is it

But, wait… is it?...

Birds of a feather flock together

or…

Opposites attract

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

or…

Out of sight, out of mind


But wait is it1

But, wait… is it?...

Look before you leap

or…

Strike while the iron is hot

The pen is mightier than the sword

or…

Actions speak louder than words


But wait is it2

But, wait… is it?...

It’s better to be safe than sorry

or…

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

The squeaky wheel gets the grease

or…

Silence is golden


But wait is it3

But, wait… is it?...

Many hands make light work

or…

Too many cooks spoil the broth

The more, the merrier

or…

Two’s company, three’s a crowd


Is psychology just common sense

Although interesting & possibly valuable…

Don’t answer the “why”

Don’t go “deep”


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