Psychology has failed?. Psychology has failed. It's not often that an entire academic discipline collapses, but according to Peter Watson, author of A Terrible Beauty, that's what is happening to Psychology. “….it has failed technologically, philosophically and is already in an advanced stage of decomposition.” [more inside] [MetaFilter]
I guess you need to look around a bit, because nearly every major academic discipline that was big in the 70's and 80's is like this.