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Critical thinking in psychology

Author: Robert J Sternberg; Henry L Roediger, III.; Diane F Halpern
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores key topics in psychology, showing how they can be critically examined."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Sternberg; Henry L Roediger, III.; Diane F Halpern
ISBN: 0521845890 9780521845892 0521608341 9780521608343
OCLC Number: 69423179
Language Note: English.
Description: xii, 340 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The nature and nurture of critical thinking / Diane Halpern --
Evaluating experimental research : critical issues / Henry L. Roediger, III and David P. McCabe --
Critical thinking in quasi-experimentation / William Shadish --
Evaluating surveys and questionnaires / Norbert Schwarz --
Critical thinking in designing and analyzing research / Robert J. Sternberg and Elena Grigorenko --
The case study perspective on psychological research / Randi Martin and Rachel Hull --
Informal logical fallacies / Jane Risen and Thomas Gilovich --
Designing studies to avoid confounds / Kathleen McDermott and Gregory E. Miller --
Evaluating theories / Simon Dennis and Walter Kintsch --
Not all experiments are created equal : on conducting and reporting persuasive experiments / Christian H. Jordan and Mark Zanna --
Making claims in papers and talks / Barbara A. Spellman, Judy DeLoache, and Robert A. Bjork --
Critical thinking in clinical inference / Thomas Oltmanns and E. David Klonsky --
Evaluating parapsychological claims / Ray Hyman --
Why would anyone do or believe such a thing : a social influence analysis / Anthony R. Pratkanis --
The belief machine / David K. Schneider --
Critical thinking and ethics in psychology / Celia B. Fisher, Adam L. Fried, and Jessica K. Masty --
Critical thinking in psychology : it really is critical / Robert J. Sternberg.
Responsibility: edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Henry L. Roediger III, Diane F. Halpern.
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