Description - The Modern Scientist-practitioner by David A. Lane
The Modern Scientist-Practitioner argues for a radical rethink of how we understand the science-practice relationship and the notion of the scientist-practitioner model. Drawing on the latest innovations and research from the fields of anthropology, industry, philosophy, psychology and science, David Lane and Sarah Corrie present a new vision of the scientist-practitioner model that is dynamic, contextualised and synergistic. Subjects covered include: * innovation and improvization: The unacknowledged world of the creative scientist-practitioner. * what kind of scientists are we? re-examining the Nature of Scientific knowledge. * acquiring the art of reasoning: straddling the worlds of rigour and meaning. * arriving at shared psychological narratives: formulation and explanation. * the scientist-practitioner in applied psychology settings. * learning for tomorrow: professional survival in an uncertain world. This timely and thought-provoking book will appeal to professionals at all stages of their careers, including psychologists of all disciplines, researchers, educators, policy-makers, healthcare professionals and students.
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Author Biography - David A. Lane
David Lane is Research Director at the International Centre for the Study of Coaching at Middlesex University and Director of the Professional Development Foundation. He Chairs the BPS Register of Psychotherapy and is Convenor of the EFPA Psychotherapy Group. Sarah Corrie is an Associate of the Professional Development Foundation and the University of London. She trained as a clinical psychologist and, in addition to running her own practice, is a member of British Actors Equity and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. She is also a freelance writer, trainer and lecturer.