BUMP-TIOUS SCIENCE

Nearly all now agree that Phrenology was never science.

History can help guide science.

Today: can we be sure that everything understood as scientific is not as BUMP-TIOUS as our past?

Footnote:
A number of examples come to mind: the unstoppable proliferation of ‘diagnostic’ categories of mental disorder [DSM-V and ICD-11], and the over-interpretation of coloured fMRI technology.

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