Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Psychological Issues / Edition 9

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Psychological Issues / Edition 9

by Brent D. Slife
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697312933

ISBN-13: 9780697312938

Pub. Date: 03/01/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in psychology. The readings,which represent the arguments of leading psychologists and commentators,reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework. By requiring students to analyze opposing viewpoints

Overview

This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in psychology. The readings,which represent the arguments of leading psychologists and commentators,reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework. By requiring students to analyze opposing viewpoints and reach considered judgements,Taking Sides actively develops critical thinking skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697312938
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
03/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

PART 1. Research Issues
ISSUE 1. Classic Dialogue: Was Stanley Milgram's Study of Obedience Unethical?
YES: Diana Baumrind, from "Some Thoughts on Ethics of Research: After Reading Milgram's 'Behavioral Study of Obedience,'" American Psychologist
NO: Stanley Milgram, from "Issues in the Study of Obedience: A Reply to Baumrind," American Psychologist
ISSUE 2. Should Animals Be Used in Psychological Research?
YES: Elizabeth Baldwin, from "The Case for Animal Research in Psychology," Journal of Social Issues
NO: Alan D. Bowd and Kenneth J. Shapiro, from "The Case Against Laboratory Animal Research in Psychology," Journal of Social Issues
ISSUE 3. Is the Consumer Reports Conclusion That "Psychotherapy Helps" Valid?
YES: Martin E. P. Seligman, from "The Effectiveness of Psychotherapy: The Consumer Reports Study," American Psychologist
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