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ERIC Number: EJ167888
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Publication Date: 1977
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Are We Making a Science of Missing the Point?
Brooks, Penelope H.; Baumeister, Alfred A.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 81, 6, 543-6, May 77
Defended is the authors' contention (EC 092 551) that scientific explanations of retarded behavior, described as a basically social phenomenon, can be understood only to the extent that ecological validity and other related issues (e.g. observational study as opposed to controlled investigation) are assigned theoretical and experimental prominence. (BB)
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