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Beyerstein, Barry L. 1949-

Overview
Works: 15 works in 29 publications in 5 languages and 287 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Creator, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barry L Beyerstein
The Write stuff : evaluations of graphology, the study of handwriting analysis( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Differences. In addition, a brief history of graphology is offered, which traces its roots to the ancient practice of sympathetic magic. Also presented is a philosophical discussion which compares the practice and philosophical assumptions of graphology with the scientific method. For critics and proponents alike, The Write Stuff will serve as an invaluable reference work
50 grandes mitos de la psicología popular : confusiones generalizadas e ideas erróneas sobre el comportamiento humano( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuatro especialistas de primera línea demuestran en estas páginas hásta qué punto muchas de las ideas más aceptacdas por la mayoríade la gente sobre psicologia carecen de fundamento cientifíco, son dudosas o absolutamente falsas. Mediante un estilo ameno y apoyándose en datos duros y en una sólida base experimental, los autores posen al descubierto algunos de los mitos más comunes en torno al cerebro, la inteligencia, el aprendizaje, la memoria, la conducta, las emociones, la conciencia y las enfermedades mentales
50 great myths of popular psychology : shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior by Scott O Lilienfeld( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a society in which psychological knowledge is shaped as much, if not more, by supermarket tabloids, talk shows, and self-proclaimed "self-help gurus" as it is by the latest scientific advances, here is a book that helps students and the public distinguish fact from fiction in the world of psychology. The authors use popular myths as a vehicle for distinguishing science from pseudoscience. Organized around key topic areas of modern psychology such as brain functioning, perception, development, memory, emotion, intelligence, learning, personality, mental illness, and psychotherapy, this book will help students and laypersons to critically evaluate the information and misinformation that is generated by popular psychology.--From publisher description
Studies on meridional amblyopia by Barry L Beyerstein( )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warum Mozart Babys nicht schlauer macht : 25 populäre Irrtümer der Psychologie by Hannah Thomas( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauptbeschreibung Stimmt es wirklich, dass die meisten Menschen nur einen Bruchteil ihres Gehirns nutzen? Und ist das alte Sprichwort ""was Hänschen nicht lernt, lernt Hans nimmermehr"" auch wissenschaftlich belegbar? Sie werden sich wundern, denn einige der in diesem Buch entlarvten Mythen der Populärpsychologie haben sich so in unserem Alltag festgesetzt, dass man nicht einmal auf die Idee kommen würde, sie anzuzweifeln. Die Autoren haben 25 der in der Bevölkerung meist verbreiteten Psychologie-Irrtümer ausgewählt. Sie erläutern, weshalb sie entstehen und warum wir so blau
Do brains make minds?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expert panelists talk about the connection between the gray matter called a brain, the thoughts we think, the mind-body connection, and whether there's something more to the human mind than what resides in the brain
50 de mari mituri ale psihologiei populare : înlăturarea concepţiilor greşite despre comportamentul uman( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Case against the paranormal by Barry L Beyerstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Barry Beyerstein, in a lecture at UCC, discusses various paranormal phenomena, and builds a case against the paranormal as real phenomenon
50 wielkich mitów psychologii popularnej : półprawdy, ćwierćprawdy i kompletne bzdury by Scott O Lilienfeld( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Can ESP affect your life?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Most people believe that ESP, or extrasensory perception, is real. Most scientists assume the opposite. Is ESP wishful thinking? Experts explore the topics of the paranormal, extrasensory perception, the power of mind-over-body and why accepting the reality of things nonphysical would require changing our entire world view
Fikcyjne terapie - dlaczego wierzymy w ich działanie? by Barry L Beyerstein( )

1 edition published in 1998 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

What is parapsychology?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Panelists from the fields of science and parapsychology debate whether ESP can really be studied as a science and if claims of strange, psychic phenomena can be subject to the scientific method
Happiness : city nurses( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The first item on the programme is about whether or not people have happier lives now than people of previous generations who may well have had less in terms of material possessions. The second item is about the City Nurses project which aims to reduce potential conflicts between mental health patients and healthcare professionals. The final item is about neurology - do we really only use 10 per cent of our brain?
I grandi miti della psicologia popolare : contro i luoghi comuni by Scott O Lilienfeld( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Indonesian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In a society in which psychological knowledge is shaped as much, if not more, by supermarket tabloids, talk shows, and self-proclaimed "self-help gurus" as it is by the latest scientific advances, here is a book that helps students and the public distinguish fact from fiction in the world of psychology. The authors use popular myths as a vehicle for distinguishing science from pseudoscience. Organized around key topic areas of modern psychology such as brain functioning, perception, development, memory, emotion, intelligence, learning, personality, mental illness, and psychotherapy, this book will help students and laypersons to critically evaluate the information and misinformation that is generated by popular psychology.--From publisher description
Hallucinogens : a forensic drug handbook( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hallucinogens: A Forensic Drug Handbook is a comprehensive reference for everyone involved in the identification, investigation, and forensic analysis of hallucinogenic drugs. It covers the most commonly abused drugs such as LSD, MDMA ("Ecstasy"), and PCP ("Angel Dust"), as well as many lesser-known chemical substances that can be used to achieve similar effects."--BOOK JACKET
 
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The Write stuff : evaluations of graphology, the study of handwriting analysis
Alternative Names
Barry Beyerstein Canadees psycholoog (1947-2007)

Barry Beyerstein Canadian psychologist and scientific skeptic

Barry Beyerstein kanadischer Psychologe

Barry Beyerstein Kanadský psycholog

Barry Beyerstein psicologo canadese

Beyerstein, Barry Lane 1947-2007

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50 great myths of popular psychology : shattering widespread misconceptions about human behaviorHallucinogens : a forensic drug handbook