50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior
- Author: Authors Collective
- Year: 25-06-2012
- Translator from English: Mariana Hristova
- Availability: Out Of Stock
- Product Code: 944-01
- SKU: 31.0021
- ISBN: 978-619-152-064-0
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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 of each myth
- Includes over 200 additional psychological myths for readers to explore
- Contains an Appendix of useful Web Sites for examining psychological myths
- Features a postscript of remarkable psychological findings that sound like myths but that are true
- Engaging and accessible writing style that appeals to students and lay readers alike
|Translator||from English: Mariana Hristova|
|Genre||Consciousness & Subconsciousness, Verbal & Non-Verbal Communication, Educational Psychology, Brain & Thinking, Influence & Persuasion|