Critical Thinking in Psychology

Critical Thinking in Psychology

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This book presents students with fascinating questions that pique interest and inspire them to think more effectively. Bensley helps readers learn how to think critically about the issues often raised in psychology. By using a general definition of critical thinking, Bensley creates an organizational framework for teaching a set of related, or qunified, q skills. All exercises are designed to teach a variety of skills that support inquiry in psychology using a single critical thinking model and vocabulary. Target skills include identifying arguments from nonarguments; finding the central question; evaluating the kinds of quality evidence; making predictions from theories; and constructing good arguments.Critical. Thinking. and. Essay. Questions. Frequently, we are called upon to compose a written response to a question posed to us, such as a response to an essay question. Instructors ask essay questions because they value writtenanbsp;...

Title:Critical Thinking in Psychology
Author:D. Alan Bensley
Publisher:Wadsworth Publishing Company - 1998


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