Critical Thinking in Psychology

Critical Thinking in Psychology

by Robert J. Sternberg
     
 

Explores key topics in psychology, showing how they can be critically examined.See more details below

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Explores key topics in psychology, showing how they can be critically examined.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521608343
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
238,747
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The nature and nurture of critical thinking Diane F. Halpern; 2. Evaluating experimental research: critical issues Henry L. Roediger III and David P. McCabe; 3. Evaluating quasi-experimentation William Shadish; 4. Evaluating surveys and questionnaires Norbert Schwarz; 5. Critical thinking in designing and analyzing research Robert J. Sternberg and Elena Grigorenko; 6. The case study perspective on psychological research Randi Martin and Rachel Hull; 7. Informal logical fallacies Jane Risen and Thomas Gilovich; 8. Designing studies to avoid confounds Kathleen McDermott and Gregory E. Miller; 9. Evaluating theories Simon Dennis and Walter Kintsch;10. Not all experiments are created equal: on conducting and reporting persuasive experiments Mark Zanna; 11. Making claims in papers and talks Barbara A. Spellman, Judy DeLoache and Robert A. Bjork; 12. Critical thinking in clinical inference Thomas Oltmanns and E. David Klonsky; 13. Evaluating parapsychological claims Ray Hyman; 14. Why would anyone do or believe such a thing?: a social influence analysis Anthony R. Pratkanis; 15. The belief machine David K. Schneider; 16. Critical thinking and ethics in psychology Celia B. Fisher, Adam L. Fried and Jessica K. Masty; 17. Critical thinking in psychology: it really is critical Robert J. Sternberg; Index.

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