Evidence-Based Practice

Topic Reference File
Philosophy of Science and Evidence-Based Practices

Slife, B.D. (August, 2005). Philosophy of science considerations in the EST controversy. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

The Monopoly of Empirical Supported Treatments

Slife, B. D., Wiggins, B. J., & Graham, J. T. (2005). Avoiding an EST monopoly: Toward a pluralism of methods and philosophies. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 35, 83 - 97.

Diversity and evidence-based practice

Wendt, D., & Slife, B.D. (2007).  Is evidence-based practice diverse enough?  Philosophy of science considerations.  American Psychologist, 62, 613-614.

The next step in EBP

Slife, B.D., & Wendt, D.C.  (2007).  The next step in the evidence-based practice movement.  In Slife, B.D. (Ed.) Taking sides:  Clashing views on controversial psychological issues.  (15th Edition).  New York: McGraw-Hill.

How to Interpret the Biologization of Psychology

Slife, B. D., Burchfield, C., & Hedges, D.  (2010).  Interpreting the “biologization” of psychology.  Journal of Mind and Behavior, 31 (3),

Problems in Conceptualizing Religious Practices

Slife, B. D., & Reber, J.S. (in press).  Conceptualizing religious practices in psychological research:  Problems and prospects.  Pastoral Psychology.

Evaluating theory: Dualist and Nondualist approaches to truth

Slife, B.D., & Richardson, M.  (2009).  Evaluating the philosophies of theory-building in case studies.  Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy, 5 (3), 108-125.

Ideology of Empiricism

Slife, B.D. & Melling, B.  (2009).  The ideology of empiricism.  Edification:  Journal of the Society for Christian Psychology, 2 (1), 44-48.


A tale of two theistic studies: Illustration and evaluation of a potential program of theistic psychological research

Reber, J. S., Slife, B. D., & Downs, S.  (2012).  A tale of two theistic studies:  Illustrations and evaluation of a potential program of theistic psychological research.  Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 23, 191-212.

Modern and Postmodern Value Centers for the Family

Slife, B. D. (1997, May).  Modern and postmodern value centers for the family.  Paper presented at a conference entitled "Disenchantment with Modernism:  Living in the 21st Century," Provo, Utah.

A Prominent Worldview of Research

O’Grady, K., & Slife, B.D. (2017).  A prominent worldview of psychological research:  Methodology and practice, pp. 44-57.  In B. Slife, K. O’Grady, and R. Kosits, (Eds.). Hidden worldviews in psychology.  New York:  Routledge Publications.