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The Unlimited Mind: Master Critical Thinking,  Make Smarter Decisions,  Control Your ImpulsesTerrified of making bad decisions and missing great opportunities? Do you question your judgment and doubt your intuition? Your brain is like any other muscle: it needs training to improve. Nobody is born with flawless critical thinking and judgment skills. These skills usually require systematic practice, but you can shortcut the learning curve by learning and mastering the methods of the best thinkers, psychologists, and high achievers.This book collects all the tips, tricks and tactics of …

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…

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, Sixth EditionWritten in a conversational style that transforms complex ideas into accessible ones, this international best-seller provides an interdisciplinary review of the theories and research in cross‐cultural psychology. The book’s unique critical thinking framework, including Critical Thinking boxes, helps to develop analytical skills. Exercises interspersed throughout promote active learning and encourage class discussion. Case in Point sections review controversial issues and opinions about behav…

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…

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…

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…

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: Thomas 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…