Critical Thinking In Psychology

September 25, 2006|
Critical Thinking In Psychology by Robert J. Sternberg
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Good scientific research depends on critical thinking at least as much as factual knowledge; psychology is no exception to this rule. And yet, despite the importance of critical thinking, psychology students are rarely taught how to think critically about the theories, methods, and concepts they must use. This book shows students and researchers how to think critically about key topics such as experimental research, statistical inference, case studies, logical fallacies, and ethical judgments.
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...
Title:Critical Thinking In Psychology
Product dimensions:352 pages, 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.79 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 8.98 X 5.98 X 0.79 in
Published:September 25, 2006
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780521608343

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