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Philosophers and scientists of old were free thinkers and looked at the world from a different perspective (like thinking the Earth moved around the Sun and not vice versa). Those were very unpopular ideas. Do you think we incorporate that kind of initiative in psychology today? How so?

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Free thinkers are usually unpopular people who look at the world from alternative perspective, unlike others. I think traditional psychology may not incorporate free, independent thinking; however, the field of psychology in general is open to many types of initiatives. The challenge of free thinkers is that they may be initially ...