A Science Odyssey 3 Guests wearing a Sigmund Freud mask.  Spotlight on Guest 2.

How does the mind work?

It doesn't really matter how the mind works. What does matter is that human behavior can be explored from the outside, through facts gained by careful testing and measurement, and not by imagining that we can gain scientific knowledge of this mysterious entity we call the mind.

We as psychologists should seek the laws of human behavior through the application of the scientific method.

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