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Psychology as a Scientific Discipline

How does psychology as a scientific discipline differ from the casual observations we make about the world in everyday life? What are the similarities?

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In everyday life when people observe the world around them, these observations are often colored by their feelings and thoughts, how they feel that day, what their mood is. Therefore, two people can observe the same thing/event and have very different feelings/conclusions about it. This is not based on science. There are many external factors that may not be taking into ...