The subject of psychology clearly includes the study of social relations and how they become internalized in the mind.


On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 6:40 PM, Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
I'm going to be terse here because I could quickly get out of my depth.

What _is_ "The Subject" of psychology? What does it study.

We can presume that the brain, at a deep level, operates the same  in
different contexts. (Or can we?) But is there such a thing as "the mind"
in abstracton from the social relaitions in which the personis enmeshed?


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