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By Scott O. Lilienfeld,Steven Jay Lynn,John Ruscio, et al.John Wiley & Sons, Inc.|Wiley||Wiley-BlackwellAdult NonfictionPsychologyLanguage(s): EnglishOn sale date: 21.01.2010Street date: 15.09.2011

50 nice Myths of well known Psychology makes use of well known myths as a car for supporting scholars and laypersons to tell apart technological know-how from pseudoscience.

  • Uses universal myths as a automobile for exploring easy methods to distinguish genuine from fictional claims in well known psychology
  • Explores issues that readers will relate to, yet usually misunderstand, akin to 'opposites attract', 'people use basically 10% in their brains', and 'handwriting finds your character'
  • Provides a 'mythbusting package' for comparing people psychology claims in way of life
  • Teaches crucial severe considering abilities via special discussions of every fable
  • Includes over two hundred extra mental myths for readers to explore
    Contains an Appendix of invaluable websites for interpreting mental myths
  • Features a postscript of outstanding mental findings that sound like myths yet which are real
  • Engaging and available writing kind that appeals to scholars and lay readers alike

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His scholarly interests include quantitative methods for psychological research and the characteristics of pseudoscience that distinguish subjects within and beyond the fringes of psychological science. He has published more than 50 articles, chapters, and books, including Critical Thinking in Psychology: Separating Sense from Nonsense; serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology and Psychological Assessment; and is an associate editor at the Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice.

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