Plagiarism

Copied from Wikipedia under CC BY-SA 3.0. Plagiarism : Using another author’s work as if it was one’s own original work Plagiarism is the representation of another author‘s language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions as one’s own original work. In educational contexts, there are differing definitions of plagiarism depending on the institution. Plagiarism is considered aContinue reading “Plagiarism”

Part 3 – Professor Michael Eysenck (and the Rest): Give Me Back My Attentional-Probe-Paradigm

Part III of the story of how my intellectual property was stolen by a group of leading psychology researchers at London University. 

Part 2 of the saga: Professor Michael Eysenck (and the Rest): Give Me Back My Attentional-Probe-Paradigm

Part II of the story of how my intellectual property was stolen by a group of leading psychology researchers at London University. 

Professor Michael Eysenck (and the Rest): Give Me Back My Attentional-Probe-Paradigm. Part I

Part I of the story of how my intellectual property was stolen by a group of leading psychology researchers at London University. 

British Psychological Society Investigating Historical Malpractice

The British Psychological Society is conducting an investigation of historical malpractice by Society members. The investigation is being held in secret, behind closed doors, and without any independent checks and balances. The Society does not want the public to know about this investigation. Even the Society’s own members do not know the details of theContinue reading “British Psychological Society Investigating Historical Malpractice”

Sordid genealogies

This post republishes under Creative Commons licence an extract of an original paper authored by Michael Wintroub and published in Humanities and Social Sciences Communications volume 7, Article number: 41 (2020). A Correction to this article was published on 27 August 2020. Abstract “Sordid Genealogies: A Conjectural History of Cambridge Analytica’s Eugenic Roots” explores the history of the methods employed by Cambridge AnalyticaContinue reading “Sordid genealogies”

‘Brilliant’ – But Censored

Here I post a chapter described as ‘brilliant’ by the book’s editor but censored by the book publisher. British Psychology In Crisis: A Case Study in Organisational Dysfunction (Ed., David Pilgrim, University of Southampton; Publisher, Kate Pearce, Phoenix Publishing House) will be available later in 2022. The publisher insisted on censoring words such as ‘sordid’Continue reading “‘Brilliant’ – But Censored”

Think again Dr Paxton. Do your job. Or resign.

In previous posts here, here and here, I have discussed the apparent xenophobia of The Psychologist‘s twitter account. In a bizarre turn of events, however, it is revealed that any alleged misconduct of psychologists working for the British Psychological Society is not dealt with by the Society’s Ethics Committee. This elite group includes Jon Sutton,Continue reading “Think again Dr Paxton. Do your job. Or resign.”

Xenophobia – What Xenophobia?

Sharing Xenophobia a Collection of Resources The Little Englander series continues. Following episode 2, ‘Little Englander’: Diane Ashby to the Rescue, we take up the story as Diane Ashby’s Rescue Mission Continues. Her latest email receives a rapid riposte. Dear Professor Marks In response to your email of 24 July, I can reassure you that highContinue reading “Xenophobia – What Xenophobia?”