Psychology and Neuroscience Are a Misfit

von freakoutcrazy

Here’s the question:

To what extent are the findings of neuroscience useful to psychology?

Here are some of thoughts about that, triggered by the report of research that found an association between dopamine transmission and the ability to work hard.  The researchers assumed that it was the dopamine transmission that was the important variable.  People with “good” dopamine transmission were able to work hard.