Critical Thinking in Psychology Epub Û Critical

  • Paperback
  • 340 pages
  • Critical Thinking in Psychology
  • Robert J. Sternberg
  • English
  • 13 September 2016
  • 9780521608343

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Critical Thinking in Psychology 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

About the Author: Robert J. Sternberg

Robert J Sternberg's spectacular research career in psychology had a rather inauspicious beginning In elementary school he performed poorly on I tests and his teachers' actions conveyed their low expectations for his future progress Everything changed when his fourth grade teacher Mrs Alexa saw that he had potential and challenged him to do better With her encouragement he became a high