Two opinion articles discuss the unscientific aspects of psychology and psychiatry, and posit ways for overcoming some of the conundrums… In Nature, a group of neuroscientists and psychologists argue for the vital importance of increasing interdisciplinary communication to overcome knowledge gaps. And a New York Times commentary looks at the recent controversy over international efforts to map the human brain as an example of our challenges trying to get studies of the mind on track.
Psychological treatments: A call for mental-health science (Nature. July 16, 2014)
The Trouble With Brain Science (New York Times. July 11, 2014)