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Psy 360 Is biology a hard science or soft science

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Is biology a hard science or soft science?
The distinction between hard and soft sciences is commonly
misconceived as a measure of how "easy" or understandable it is to
non-scientists. However, it's actually referring to the accuracy of the
science itself.
Hard sciences rely on empirical and - most importantly - falsiable
evidence. The emphasis is strongly on the importance of objectivity in
all aspects of study. Biology slots neatly into this category - everything
you study in biology (however simple or 'common sense' it may
appear) relies on accurate, objective and empirical evidence.
An example of a "soft science", in the true meaning of the phrase,
would be psychology. While there's an attempt to maintain objectivity
in some psychological approaches, the nature of what's being studied
(the mind) inevitably lends itself to an element of subjectivity.
Psychologists tend to vary on their approach to study (whether
cognitive, humanistic, etc.) whereas biologists - as all scientists - are
generally unied in the scientic approach.

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