History of the Psychology-Law Relationship

  • Lawrence S. Wrightsman
Part of the Perspectives in Law & Psychology book series (PILP, volume 11)


Scientists do research for a variety of reasons. Some will tell you that it’s simply their job; the extrinsic motivations of job security and financial success are sufficient. Recognition by peers and the public reflect other examples of external inducements. In contrast, some scientists seek understanding of a process-perhaps the mastery of an elusive phenomenon, whether physical or mental.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence S. Wrightsman
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  1. 1.University of KansasLawrenceUSA

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