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50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior

50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology uses popular myths as a vehicle for helping students and laypersons to distinguish science from pseudoscience. Uses common myths as a vehicle for exploring how to distinguish factual from fictional claims in popular psychology Explores topics that readers will relate to, but often misunderstand, such as 'opposites attract', 'people use only 10% of their brains', and 'handwriting reveals your personality' Provides a 'mythbusting kit' for evaluating folk psychology claims in everyday life Teaches essential critical thinking skills through detailed discussions.

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  • "Ideas falsas más comunes sobre la conducta humana"@es
  • "Great myths of popular psychology"
  • "Cincuenta grandes mitos de la psicología popular"@es
  • "50 grootste misvattingen in de psychologie"
  • "Fifty great myths of popular psychology"
  • "Fifty great myths of popular psychology"@en
  • "Fifty years myths of popular psychology"
  • "năm mươi ngộ nhận phổ biến của tâm lý học phổ thông"

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  • "In a society in which psychological knowledge is shaped as much, if not more, by supermarket tabloids, talk shows, and self-proclaimed "self-help gurus" as it is by the latest scientific advances, here is a book that helps students and the public distinguish fact from fiction in the world of psychology. The authors use popular myths as a vehicle for distinguishing science from pseudoscience. Organized around key topic areas of modern psychology such as brain functioning, perception, development, memory, emotion, intelligence, learning, personality, mental illness, and psychotherapy, this book will help students and laypersons to critically evaluate the information and misinformation that is generated by popular psychology.--From publisher description."
  • "50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology uses popular myths as a vehicle for helping students and laypersons to distinguish science from pseudoscience. Uses common myths as a vehicle for exploring how to distinguish factual from fictional claims in popular psychology Explores topics that readers will relate to, but often misunderstand, such as 'opposites attract', 'people use only 10% of their brains', and 'handwriting reveals your personality' Provides a 'mythbusting kit' for evaluating folk psychology claims in everyday life Teaches essential critical thinking skills through detailed discussions."@en
  • ""In a society in which psychological knowledge is shaped as much, if not more, by supermarket tabloids, talk shows, and self-proclaimed 'self-help gurus' as it is by the latest scientific advances, here is a book that helps students and the public distinguish fact from fiction in the world of psychology. The authors use popular myths as a vehicle for distinguishing science from pseudoscience. Organized around key topic areas of modern psychology such as brain functioning, perception, development, memory, emotion, intelligence, learning, personality, mental illness, and psychotherapy, this book will help students and laypersons to critically evaluate the information and misinformation that is generated by popular psychology"--Publisher description."@en

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  • "Popular works"
  • "Popular works"@en
  • "Electronic resource"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en

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  • "50 great myths of popular psychology : shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior"
  • "50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior"
  • "50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior"@en
  • "50 Ngộ nhận phổ biến của tâm lý học phổ thông : giúp mọi người từ bỏ những nhận thức sai lầm về hành vi cư xử của con người"
  • "50 great myths of popular psychology shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior"@en
  • "50 great myths of popular psychology shattering widespread misconceptions about human behavior"
  • "50 grandes mitos de la psicología popular : las ideas falsas más comunes sobre la conducta humana"@es
  • "50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology : Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior"@en
  • "50 Great Myths Of Popular Psychology Shattering Widespread Misconceptions About Human Behavior"@en
  • "50 grandes mitos de la psicología popular"@es
  • "De vijftig grootste misvattingen in de psychologie"
  • "50 great myths of popular psychology"@es