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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…

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…

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…

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…

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.”…

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…

Reflective Thinking in Educational Settings: A Cultural FrameworkThis volume examines the role that culture plays in the acquisition of cognitive, linguistic, and social skills. Taking reflective thinking as a central analytical concept, the contributors investigate the role of personal reflection in a series of mental activities, including the creation of social relationships, the creation of a mental narrative to make sense of events, and metacognition. These three types of cognition are usually conceived of as separate research fields. Metarepresentation a…

The Black Swan: Second Edition: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: This volume examines the role that culture plays in the acquisition of cognitive, linguistic, and social skills. Taking reflective thinking as a central analytical concept, the contributors investigate the role of personal reflection in a series of mental activities, including the creation of social relationships, the creation of a mental narrative to make sense of events, and metacognition. These three types of cognition are usually conceived of as separate research fields. Metarepresentation a…