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Developmental Psychology (Critical Thinking in Psychology Series)Covering core topics such as the development of attachment, social relations, cognitive and language development and social and cultural contexts of development, this introductory text addresses the core knowledge domain of developmental psychology. It provides concise and focused coverage of the central concepts, research and debates, while developing students’ higher level skills. Key chapters cover development across the lifespan, including the prenatal period, infancy, childhood, adolescen…

Cross-Cultural Psychology: Critical Thinking and Contemporary Applications, Fifth EditionDynamic author team provides comprehensive overview with focus on critical-thinking. The fifth edition continues a heavy focus on applying critical thinking framework in examining, analyzing, and evaluating psychological data. With significant rewriting and additional new topics as well as updated references on new research, Cross-Cultural Psychology keeps pace with the rapidly changing conditions of modern times. The dynamic team from two different worlds bring a unique set of experiences and p…

Thinking-Based Learning: Promoting Quality Student Achievement in the 21st CenturyThis book provides accesible educational practices that teachers can use to infuse skillful thinking into standards-based content instruction in any subject area or grade level. With rich examples from practice, readers will learn to teach students how, for example, to find and use evidence to support conclusions, to develop and articulate creative ideas, to listen to others seriously and with understanding, and to communicate their thinking with clarity and precision. The authors demonstrate ho…

Developing Reflective JudgmentHow do students learn to reason and think about complex issues? This book fills a critical gap in our understanding of a long-neglected facet of the critical thinking process: reflective judgment. Drawing on extensive cross-sectional and longitudinal research, King and Kitchener detail the series of stages that lay the foundation for reflective thinking, and they trace the development of reflective judgment through adolescence and adulthood. The authors also describe the implications of the Ref…

How We Know What Isn't So: The Fallibility of Human Reason in Everyday LifeThomas Gilovich offers a wise and readable guide to the fallacy of the obvious in everyday life.When can we trust what we believe—that “teams and players have winning streaks,” that “flattery works,” or that “the more people who agree, the more likely they are to be right”—and when are such beliefs suspect? Thomas Gilovich offers a guide to the fallacy of the obvious in everyday life. Illustrating his points with examples, and supporting them with the latest research findings, he documents t…

Thinking, Changing, Rearranging: Improving Self-Esteem in Young PeopleThis book teaches children the skills that build self-esteem. The belief is common in children that they “have to” feel a certain way “because of” what happens. As long as they attribute the quality of their emotional state to some force outside themselves, they remain blind to their role in creating their day and feel powerless to change it. We do children a great service by giving them skills and knowledge for taking control of their inner emotional environment regardless of “what happens.”…

Challenging Your Preconceptions: Thinking Critically About PsychologyThis supplement supports the development of critical thinking skills necessary to success in the introductory psychology course. The chapter sequence mirrors the organization of the typical introductory psychology course. In the first chapter, the author identifies seven characteristics of critical thinkers, and in the following chapters he dissects a challenging issue in the discipline and models critical thinking for the reader. Each chapter concludes with an analysis of the process, exercises…

An Advanced Guide to Psychological Thinking: Critical and Historical PerspectivesAn Advanced Guide to Psychological Thinking: Critical and Historical Perspectives focuses on several key areas in psychology: learning, the brain, child development, and psychotherapy, and identifies several conceptual tensions that ground psychological understanding of various phenomena. These include a tension between “inside” and “outside,” structure and function, higher and lower, and description and explanation; all have historically generated confusion at the heart of the disciplin…

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: An Advanced Guide to Psychological Thinking: Critical and Historical Perspectives focuses on several key areas in psychology: learning, the brain, child development, and psychotherapy, and identifies several conceptual tensions that ground psychological understanding of various phenomena. These include a tension between “inside” and “outside,” structure and function, higher and lower, and description and explanation; all have historically generated confusion at the heart of the disciplin…