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How to Think Straight About Psychology
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date September 19, 2012
Pages 239
Binding Paperback
Edition 10th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780205914128
ISBN-10 0205914128
Dimensions 0.50 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $77.60
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

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:

  • Evaluate psychological claims they encounter in the general media.
  • Distinguish between pseudoscience and true psychological research.
  • Apply psychological knowledge to better understand events in the world around them.

 



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Paperback
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10th edition from Prentice Hall (September 19, 2012)
9780205914128 | details & prices | 239 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $77.60
About: Teaching students to become better consumers of psychological research.
9 edition from Prentice Hall (July 29, 2009)
9780205685905 | details & prices | 240 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $58.60
About: 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.
8 edition from Allyn & Bacon (July 21, 2006)
9780205485130 | details & prices | 240 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $46.40
About: 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.
7th edition from Allyn & Bacon (July 1, 2003)
9780205360932 | details & prices | 272 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $43.20
About: This widely used supplement focuses on applying critical thinking techniques to standard concepts in psychology and teaches students to recognize and critically appraise pseudoscience.
6th edition from Allyn & Bacon (July 1, 2000)
9780321047137 | details & prices | 256 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $26.00
About: 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.
5 sub edition from Longman Pub Group (August 1, 1997)
9780321012463 | details & prices | 234 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $35.00
About: General; Mass media; Medical; Methodology; Non-Fiction; Objectivity; Psychiatry; Psychology; Reference; Research; Research & Methodology
4 sub edition from Talman Co (August 1, 1996)
9781886746732 | details & prices | 224 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $19.95
4th edition from Harpercollins College Div (August 1, 1995)
9780673994394 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $39.00
3rd edition from Harpercollins College Div (January 1, 1992)
9780673466020 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $22.51

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