3 PSY 300 Week 1 DQ 2

3 PSY 300 Week 1 DQ 2

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Week 1: DQ 2

  1. What do you think the term "paradigm" means in science? What do you think the term "paradigm means in the field of psychology? To what do you attribute the similarities/differences?

The paradigm also has several components according to Thomas Kuhn. The first isa set oftheoretical assertions that provide a model or abstract picture of the object of study such asa podiatric surgeon may have a model of a foot outlining all the bones, muscles and nerves of such including various diseases.

The second component is a "set of shared metaphors that compare the object under investigation to something else that is readily comprehended" (Kuhn). "This is the way we think to express, to communicate, or to discover what cannot be thought, expressed, communicated, or discovered...


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