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Unformatted text preview: Psychologists are the evil people who place the unwary in mental hospitals at the drop of the hat. Psychologists provide rationales to excuse any deviant behavior as caused by mental illness and get guilty people off the hook (no one need be responsible for their actions). Employment Outside Academe There is some concern that able students in traditional research fields such as cognitive and social psychology are pursuing non-academic positions as market researchers or management consultants, for example. Academic life has become more demanding and salaries may not be competitive. As one faculty member commented, "It's unlikely he's going to publish, go to conventions, or teach. . .. A lot of the value that went into teaching him will be wasted. he will be lost in terms of that luster for the department."...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09