In Discover, Neuroskeptic wonders why neuroscience has apparently never had any “big ideas” or schools of thought growing out of fundamentally different approaches.
“By ‘big’ ideas, I mean schools of thought, philosophies, or movements,” he writes. “Psychology has had, and continues to have, plenty of them: behaviorism, cognitivism, Freudianism, social constructionism, to name a few. But whenever I’ve tried to think of the neuroscience equivalents of these big ideas, I’ve drawn a blank.”
Where Are The Big Ideas in Neuroscience? (Part 1) (Discover, April 19, 2015)