‘A thought-provoking paper proposes a way to advance psychology: by encouraging researchers to ignore previous work in the field.
The piece is called Unburdening the Shoulders of Giants: A Quest for Disconnected Academic Psychology and it appeared in Perspectives on Psychological Science.
According to author Dario Krpan, academic psychology is failing to fully explore the space of possible theories. In other words, it is stuck in an intellectual rut (or ruts)….’
— Via Discover