How to Think Straight about Psychology

This widely used brief paperback supplement focuses on applying critical thinking techniques to standard concepts in psychology and teaches students to recognize and critically appraise pseudoscience. In particular, this text provides tips on evaluating claims that arise in discussions of psychology in the media and self-help literature. By boldly examining common misconceptions in psychology, this text helps students become more critical and discriminating consumers of psychological information. *Examples used to illustrate psychological concepts have been updated to enhance student interest. *A total of 132 new references integrate contemporary studies to provide a current view of the field. *Section on the concept of memes (made famous by Richard Dawkins) and itsrelation to falsifiability has been added to Chapter 12. *Presents psychological topics such as falsifiability, operationalism, experimentalcontrol, converging evidence, correlational vs. experimental studies, andstatistics as tools for critical evaluation, providing students with a set of practical consumer skills to independently evaluate psychological claims. * Provides instructors with the opportunity to teach crit

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  • Author : Keith E. Stanovich
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • ISBN : 9780321047137
  • Rating : 3/5 from 2 reviews
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How to Think Straight about Psychology

How to Think Straight about Psychology
  • Author : Keith E. Stanovich
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release : 27 June 2022
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This widely used brief paperback supplement focuses on applying critical thinking techniques to standard concepts in psychology and teaches students to recognize and critically appraise pseudoscience. In particular, this text provides tips on evaluating claims that arise in discussions of psychology in the media and self-help literature. By boldly examining common misconceptions in psychology, this text helps students become more critical and discriminating consumers of psychological information. *Examples used to illustrate psychological concepts have been updated to enhance student interest. *

How to Think Straight about Psychology

How to Think Straight about Psychology
  • Author : Keith E. Stanovich
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 06 August 2013
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For introductory psychology courses at two year or four year institutions. Also for specialty classes throughout the discipline that focus on critical thinking, science vs. pseudoscience, and discrimating valid research in the field. Keith Stanovich's widely used and highly acclaimed book helps students become more discriminating consumers of psychological information, helping them recognize pseudoscience and be able to distinguish it from true psychological research. Stanovich helps instructors teach critical thinking skills within the rich context of psychology. It is the

How to Think Straight about Psychology, Books a la Carte

How to Think Straight about Psychology, Books a la Carte
  • Author : Keith E. Stanovich
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release : 27 June 2022
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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. For courses in introductory psychology, critical thinking, and research and experimental methods. Market-leading consumer's guide to assessing psychological claims Widely used and highly acclaimed, How to

How to Think Straight about Psychology

How to Think Straight about Psychology
  • Author : Keith E. Stanovich
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 19 September 2012
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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:

What Intelligence Tests Miss

What Intelligence Tests Miss
  • Author : Keith E. Stanovich
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 27 January 2009
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Critics of intelligence tests writers such as Robert Sternberg, Howard Gardner, and Daniel Goleman have argued in recent years that these tests neglect important qualities such as emotion, empathy, and interpersonal skills. However, such critiques imply that though intelligence tests may miss certain key noncognitive areas, they encompass most of what is important in the cognitive domain. In this book, Keith E. Stanovich challenges this widely held assumption.Stanovich shows that IQ tests (or their proxies, such as the SAT)

Writing Science in Plain English

Writing Science in Plain English
  • Author : Anne E. Greene
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 24 May 2013
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Scientific writing is often dry, wordy, and difficult to understand. But, as Anne E. Greene shows in Writing Science in Plain English,writers from all scientific disciplines can learn to produce clear, concise prose by mastering just a few simple principles. This short, focused guide presents a dozen such principles based on what readers need in order to understand complex information, including concrete subjects, strong verbs, consistent terms, and organized paragraphs. The author, a biologist and an experienced teacher of

How To Think Straight About Psychology: Pearson New International Edition

How To Think Straight About Psychology: Pearson New International Edition
  • Author : Keith E. Stanovich
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release : 28 August 2013
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For introductory psychology courses at two year or four year institutions. Also for specialty classes throughout the discipline that focus on critical thinking, science vs. pseudoscience, and discrimating valid research in the field. Keith Stanovich's widely used and highly acclaimed book helps students become more discriminating consumers of psychological information, helping them recognize pseudoscience and be able to distinguish it from true psychological research. Stanovich helps instructors teach critical thinking skills within the rich context of psychology. It is the

Rationality and the Reflective Mind

Rationality and the Reflective Mind
  • Author : Keith Stanovich
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 03 February 2011
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The author attempts to resolve the debate about how much irrationality to ascribe to human cognition. He shows how the insights of dual-process theory and evolutionary psychology can be combined to explain why humans are sometimes irrational even though they possess cognitive machinery of remarkable adaptiveness.

Pioneers of Psychology

Pioneers of Psychology
  • Author : Raymond E. Fancher,Alexandra Rutherford
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release : 27 June 2022
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Brings the history of psychology to life. Pioneers of Psychology tells the stories of the men and women who have shaped our understanding of what it means to be human over the past 400 years. Written by professional historians of psychology and drawing on the most up-to-date historical scholarship, Pioneers of Psychology illuminates the major themes and controversies in psychology's history through carefully crafted stories of real people, their personal journeys, and their intellectual insights.

Who Is Rational?

Who Is Rational?
  • Author : Keith E. Stanovich
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 01 April 1999
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Integrating a decade-long program of empirical research with current cognitive theory, this book demonstrates that psychological research has profound implications for current debates about what it means to be rational. The author brings new evidence to bear on these issues by demonstrating that patterns of individual differences--largely ignored in disputes about human rationality--have strong implications for explanations of the gap between normative and descriptive models of human behavior. Separate chapters show how patterns of individual differences have implications for all

50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology

50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology
  • Author : Scott O. Lilienfeld,Steven Jay Lynn,John Ruscio,Barry L. Beyerstein
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 September 2011
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50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology uses popular myths as a vehicle for helping students and laypersons to distinguish science from pseudoscience. Uses common myths as a vehicle for exploring how to distinguish factual from fictional claims in popular psychology Explores topics that readers will relate to, but often misunderstand, such as 'opposites attract', 'people use only 10% of their brains', and 'handwriting reveals your personality' Provides a 'mythbusting kit' for evaluating folk psychology claims in everyday life Teaches essential critical thinking

Careers in Psychology

Careers in Psychology
  • Author : Tara L. Kuther,Robert D. Morgan
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 24 July 2019
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Connecting career aspirations with the post-college world is crucial for students today. Learners must keep sight of future career opportunities while exploring a broad expanse of degrees paths and career options. Careers in Psychology, Fifth Edition helps students navigate and plan for their futures by offering exposure to the rich careers in each subfield of psychology and prompting students to consider the what, why and how of each option. In doing so, the text supports students as they determine whether

Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat

Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat
  • Author : Hal Herzog
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 07 September 2010
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“Everybody who is interested in the ethics of our relationship between humans and animals should read this book.” —Temple Grandin, author of Animals Make Us Human Hal Herzog, a maverick scientist and leader in the field of anthrozoology offers a controversial, thought-provoking, and unprecedented exploration of the psychology behind the inconsistent and often paradoxical ways we think, feel, and behave towards animals. A cross between Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma and Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the

The Organized Mind

The Organized Mind
  • Author : Daniel J. Levitin
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Release : 19 August 2014
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The information age is drowning us in an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, we’re expected to make more—and faster—decisions about our lives than ever before. No wonder, then, that the average person reports frequently losing car keys or reading glasses, missing appointments, and feeling worn out by the effort required just to keep up. But somehow some people become quite accomplished at managing information flow. In The Organized Mind, Daniel J. Levitin, Ph.D.,

The Rubber Brain

The Rubber Brain
  • Author : Sue Morris,Jacquelyn Cranney,Peter Baldwin,Leigh Mellish,Annette Krochmalik
  • Publisher : Australian Academic Press
  • Release : 30 July 2018
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Failed an exam, bungled an interview, screwed up a relationship, broken your diet, or stuffed up at work? Yur brain is the key to getting back on track. Change your life for the better. Learn how to ‘rubberise’ your brain, making it more flexible and resilient. Deal with challenges in an optimal way, and ‘bounce’ back from adversity. Your brain controls your conscious thoughts and behaviours, like deciding whether to study or party, or whether to get two scoops of