First Edition   ©2018

Critical Thinking in Psychology and Everyday Life

D. Alan Bensley

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-06314-4; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-06314-6; Format: Paper Text, 296 pages

1. Introduction to Critical Thinking in Psychology and Everyday Life
2. Deductive Reasoning, Prediction, and Making Assumptions
3. Inductive Reasoning in Psychology and Everyday Life
4. Critical Thinking and Scientific Reasoning
5. Pseudoscience, Science, and Evidence-Based Practice
6. Errors in Attention, Perception, and Memory That Affect Thinking
7. Can the Mind Leave the Body? The Mind–Brain Problem
8. Critical Thinking and the Internet
9. Emotion, Motivated Reasoning, and Critical Thinking
10. Critically Analyzing a Psychological Question: Are People Basically Selfish?
11. Judgment, Decision Making, and Types of Thinking
12. Superstition, Magic, Science, and Critical Thinking
13. Critical Thinking in Clinical Reasoning and Diagnosis 
14. Language, Writing, and Critical Thinking