Monday, September 26, 2016

Another Reason Why Psychology Is A "Soft Science"

"The second most popular TED talk of all time, with over 32 million views on TED, is by Harvard Business School associate professor Amy Cuddy, called 'Your body language shapes who you are'. (You can also see the talk on YouTube, where it has over 10 million views. Cuddy appears to be on 'leave of absence.')  Her point, based on research she did with two others, was that by changing your body language you can modify your hormones, thus not only influencing other people in the way you want, but changing your own physiology in a way you want.

"In a guest post on this site last year, Yale graduate student Dorsa Amir, whose thesis is on a related topic, severely criticized Cuddy’s talk, first noting this: - - - "

Second most popular TED talk of all time, on “power posing”, disavowed by senior author

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