The Bactra Review   Thought Contagion
They're not the same. Among other things, psychohistory was a bit of fictional science Asimov waved his hands about, and was smart enough to know was impossible. In an age when Prime Minister Gingrich, unable to distinguish between speculative fiction and political thought, recommends the Foundation books to his associates as models of how to think about ``civilizations,'' this sort of warning seems necessary. (And I grew up on the first three novels.)