How to Think Straight about Psychology
  • Author : Keith E. Stanovich
  • Release Date : 19 September 2012
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN 13 : 0205914128
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Teaching students to become better consumers of psychological research. Keith Stanovich's widely used and highly acclaimed book presents a short introduction to the critical thinking skills that will help students to better understand the subject matter of psychology. How to Think Straight about Psychology, 10e helps students recognize pseudoscience and be able to distinguish it from true psychological research, aiding students to become more discriminating consumers of psychological information. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Evaluate psychological claims they encounter in the general media. Distinguish between pseudoscience and true psychological research. Apply psychological knowledge to better understand events in the world around them.

How to Think Straight about Psychology

How to Think Straight about Psychology

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Teaching students to become better consumers of psychological research. Keith Stanovich's widely used and highly acclaimed book presents a short introduction to the critical thinking skills that will help students to better understand the subject matter of psychology. How to Think Straight about Psychology, 10e helps students recognize pseudoscience and ...

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How to Think Straight about Psychology

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