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9781319063146

Critical Thinking in Psychology and Everyday Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9781319063146

  • ISBN10:

    1319063144

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-12-15
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers

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Develop the skills to separate fact from fiction as Critical Thinking in Psychology and Everyday Life encourages you to search for answers to psychological questions such as, whether or not people can actually "see" the future. What you discover might surprise you.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Critical Thinking in Psychology and Everyday Life
2. Deductive Reasoning, Prediction, and Making Assumptions
3. Inductive Reasoning in Psychology and Everyday Life
4. Critical Thinking and Scientific Reasoning
5. Pseudoscience, Science, and Evidence-Based Practice
6. Errors in Attention, Perception, and Memory That Affect Thinking
7. Can the Mind Leave the Body? The Mind–Brain Problem
8. Critical Thinking and the Internet
9. Emotion, Motivated Reasoning, and Critical Thinking
10. Critically Analyzing a Psychological Question: Are People Basically Selfish?
11. Judgment, Decision Making, and Types of Thinking
12. Superstition, Magic, Science, and Critical Thinking
13. Critical Thinking in Clinical Reasoning and Diagnosis 
14. Language, Writing, and Critical Thinking

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